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Young, struggling, and still living with mom and dad

Like many other Long Islanders her age, Christina Etienne, 28, of Freeport is feeling the financial squeeze. Instead of paying high rent for a one-bedroom, basement apartment, she lives with her mom and stepdad. With Long Island's high cost of living, she wonders if she'll be able to afford a place of he own. Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

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