In Mount Holly, a coffee shop that brews workplace skills for developmentally disabled adults.

It’s a rainy Thursday morning at Breaking Grounds, a coffee shop in Mount Holly’s historic Mill Race Village, but the mood inside is bright and lively.

Behind the counter, Kristin rings up a regular customer, a veterinarian whose office is down the street. Lauren grinds coffee beans, sourced from Harvest Coffee Roastery in Medford. They’re just two of more than a dozen developmentally disabled adults who work at the shop, which employs people with autism, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.

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