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Massachusetts native Amy S. was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 11. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that causes progressive lung damage, persistent infections and eventually respiratory failure. Though she has been frequently hospitalized throughout her life since her diagnosis, Amy dedicated herself to her education, and to helping others in her career after completing her degrees.
Amy graduated from Haverhill High School with high honors in 2004, then attended Loyola University in Maryland, earning a dual degree in Psychology and Writing in 2008. In 2010 she began studying for an advanced degree at the University of Massachusetts and earned a Masters in Counseling in 2012. During her entire career, Amy has worked to support children and adolescents in the community. She began her career working with adoptive and foster children, and currently with young adults with major mental illness. Her goals have been to ensure c...