Former 'Idol' winner Carrie Underwood joins Grand Ole Opry

May 11, 2008 Full story: Kansas.com

“Nothing will last as long or be as important as this award right here.”

In this photo provided by the Grand Ole Opry, Carrie Underwood inducted as the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry by fellow Opry member Garth Brooks on Saturday, May 10, 2008 in Nashville. via Kansas.com

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Dennis

Wichita, KS

#1 May 12, 2008
it really sadends me to see people just given the induction into the opry when one see's others that have worked hard and it as taken many yrs for them to reach this award...didnt conway twitty pass away before he was inducted..or maybe i dont remember...harold jenkins {conway}..will live forever when some of the others will soon forgotten
Kat

Columbus, OH

#2 May 26, 2008
I wondered about that, too (the Conway Twitty comment). Does anyone know if Conway Twitty was a member of the Grand Ole Opry? I couldn't find his name on the members list on the Opry's website. He was country music at its very best.

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