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Amber Munson spent 9.5 years in Maine's foster care system. Amber spent 6 years in foster care beginning at 12 and experienced multiple types of placements including foster homes and congregate care until she aged out. Amber enjoys being a part of her local youth advisory board, often speaking around the state to promote positive changes within Maine’s foster care system. In addition to her local youth board Amber was a member of Key Club in high school and was successful in raising money for a variety of issues to improve her local community. Amber presently attends the University of Maine where she is studying Early Childhood Education, with aspirations for her master’s degree. In her spare time Amber enjoys crafting and making art.