Carrie Underwood: A Brief Biography

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Carrie Underwood is a beautiful, young, amazing, creative, and outstanding woman. She is now a country singer because of American Idol. She went to American Idol in May of 2004 and reached finals in May 2005. She won American Idol because of her amazing viewers. Carrie has now received many awards being a country singer. Through everything Underwood is now one of the most popular country singers alive today. (La Bella, New York: Rosen Central, 2008.) On March 10, 1983 Carrie Marie Underwood was born to the parents of Steve and Carole Underwood. Carrie is the youngest of three. Her sisters are Shanna and Stephanie. Carrie had been a vegetarian since she was thirteen years old even though she was raised on a farm. The IML asked Carrie, “What is it like to be a vegetarian when you come from a farming community?” This was Carrie’s response, “I quit eating beef when I was about thirteen. I kind of phased everything out, so it took a few years actually. I do it because I really love animals and it just makes me sad. Like, I don’t like to watch commercials where they have meat. It weirds me out. But it’s not something I like to preach to anyone. I mean, my family, they all eat meat and I don’t ever try to sway their opinions, but it’s hard sometimes, especially because I live in the South and I did grow up in a farming community. I’ve had people approach my parents and they’ll say, �I hear your daughter is a vegetarian. What’s she doing? That’s how we make a living.� My mom’s

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