Troubled Teen Momstar Amber Portwoodis currently behind bars serving a 5-year prison sentence at the Rockville Correctional Facility in Indiana after dropping out of court-ordered rehab in June 2012. Amber's baby daddy, Gary Shirley, is headed out to visit her today (Feb. 19), and yesterday her brother Shawn stopped by for a 30-minute visit.
According to Shawn, Amber looks and feels great. "Looks like she did on the @drdrew interview on @MTV #missmysis," he tweeted at Gary, letting him know what he can expect.
If you recall, Amber's jailhouse chat with Dr. Drew aired back in October 2012. She spoke candidly about her addiction and how she's determined to turn her life around for baby Leah. We almost couldn't believe how much progress she'd made in just a few short months.
And according to Shawn's report, his sister's determination is really starting to pay off — she's just a few steps away from finishing her treatment and completing her GED. "It will be a matter of time after that," Shawn added.
Sounds like we may not need our "Free Amber" T-shirts after all! If she keeps up the good work, there's a chance she could be released early. And we know one little girl who would be stoked to have her mommy back.
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