Kelly Clarkson reflects on how American Idol 'forever changed' her life in 20th anniversary post

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The Since U Been Gone singer took to Instagram on Sunday to write a lengthy post in which she reflected on how her life change

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"( Twenty) years ago today I won American Idol and it forever changed the course of my life. That moment was the door that opened

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up so much access and opportunity, and creative partnerships that I will be grateful for all of my days," Kelly began. "

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I am proud and feel abundantly blessed of the successes and failures that I have learned from,

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I am most proud and grateful for those friends that have become my family, 

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and for their arms that have held me when I needed it and their hearts that listened to me when I felt lost

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" The family and friendships I have created over these 20 years in music and TV are priceless to me. 

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