- December 25, 2013 1:00 PM ET
Backstory: Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert's country star began to rise early in life - her natural vocal ability was apparent even as a pre-teen. But her renowned songwriting skills were shaped by the long years of her family's financial struggles and the abused women they sheltered in their home. GAC's Backstory: Miranda Lambert follows this feisty fireball from her small-town upbringing, through the rough-and-tumble Texas club circuit; all the way to her high-profile partnership with Blake Shelton and her reign as country's favorite female.
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