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Haskell Teen Says Boot Camp Changed Her Life

Another teen is coming to the defense of an Abilene boot camp after allegations of abuse and an investigation into assault.<br>The girl says she felt the need to say something after hearing the news about the group that she considers as family.
"They just have to be in our shoes to fully understand how much this has helped," said 17-year-old Jasmine Sanchez.

Pushups, running and lots of yelling. These are the sounds of Reality Invasion boot camp, taking bratty teens and turning them into respectable youth.
It looks like something straight out of a movie, but Haskell teenager Jasmine Sanchez says it changed her life.

"I used to be a horrible kid. Horrible," says Sanchez. "And now, I plan to join the Army, I leave in August. My life is great."

And so are the lives of more than a dozen other teens choosing to open up about the controversial boot camp. The legality of this harsh style is now the focus of an investigation. Sanchez claims it's that very style that finally caught her attention.

"When they yell in your face, it makes you realize they're wanting you to understand that what you are doing isn't okay," said Sanchez.

Whether police will tell Reality Invasion that what it's doing is not okay has yet to be seen, and while some may not understand the tactics behind the boot camp, Sanchez says she'd do it all over again. 

"Some kids whenever they're good...they actually want to go back because it's actually that amazing. If I could go back, I would."

Abilene Police will hold a news conference Friday afternoon to discuss the status of their investigation. 
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