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Claire Bachman

College student, Long Beach City College

Claire Bachman is a student at Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California. She holds an internship in the adoption center at Found Animals, a nonprofit that aims to decrease the number of pets euthanized in shelters.

December 2016

Young woman with autism asks: ‘Am I so different?’

by  /  26 December 2016

A college student on the spectrum reflects on her struggles relating to others and gaining independence — and on the people who have given her hope.