Manny Crisostomo/mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

Lilly Manning, 19, pulling her suitcases, heads to the Southwest Airlines counter at Sacramento International Airport on Tuesday to check in for a flight to New York state. She was accompanied by childhood friend and recent roommate Netya Burton, who brought along cousins she was baby-sitting. Manning plans to live with her older sister Natasha in New York.

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