As Nashville's golden girl weds, look back at her amazing five-year journey to stardom and happiness
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Updated: Friday Jul 09, 2010 | 06:30 PM EDT
By: Kate Hogan and Katie Kauss
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Only three credits shy of her diploma when she left college for Idol, Underwood returns to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla., on May 6, 2006, to graduate magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts in mass communication.
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