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Bristol Palin's first name carries a web of associations for both her parents.
Bristol and Johnston were thrown into the tabloid spotlight and became the subjects of gossip magazine speculation.
Looking back at the day she broke the news of her pregnancy to her parents, Bristol said, "I remember sitting on the couch with one of my best friends and Levi, and I just couldn't spit it out.
Life changed dramatically for Bristol and her family in 2008.
In August of that year, Republican nominee John Mc Cain selected Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate in his run for the presidency.
She began working as a medical assistant in a dermatologist's office, and living on her own in Anchorage.