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"Queer people love country music," singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile says. "... We just don't think that it's going to open its doors to us. And when it does, it's wildly satisfying." Austin Hargrave/AUGUST hide caption

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Singer Brandi Carlile Talks Ambition, Avoidance And Finally Finding Her Place

The six-time Grammy winner got her start as a kid, singing backup for an Elvis impersonator. Her new memoir, Broken Horses, is about her early life and the family she's built.

"Queer people love country music," singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile says. "... We just don't think that it's going to open its doors to us. And when it does, it's wildly satisfying." Austin Hargrave/AUGUST hide caption

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Austin Hargrave/AUGUST

Singer Brandi Carlile Talks Ambition, Avoidance And Finally Finding Her Place

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Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia