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#FlashbackFriday: When Hillary Clinton Won a Grammy

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The Democratic presidential nominee took home the award in 1997.

Senator, first lady, State secretary, and now presidential hopeful--Hillary Clinton's career has plenty of highlights to choose from.

But we're a little obsessed with a little-known award--her 1997 Grammy win for best spoken word album.

Clinton won for the audio of her book, It Take a Village, her massively popular book on child care she wrote during husband Bill Clinton's administration.

"I didn't know that people who couldn't even sing a note and were tone deaf were even eligible for any Grammys," she said after winning the award in 1997.

The then-first lady was obviously overjoyed to the get the award, and you can tell she was rocked a little by the attention. But she stayed gracefully on message as she explained the themes behind the book of supporting families and youth--the same support she brought almost two decades later at the convention where she became the first female presidential nominee from a major political party.

Watch her acceptance speech below.

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