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Reaching her early twenties, Sierra Hull found herself beset by the same kinds of emotional angst and vulnerability that most of experience coming face-to-face with the challenges of life stretching out ahead. In her case, though, introduction to adulthood came at the age of 16 when she recorded her first Rounder release, 2008's "Secrets," and set out on a touring schedule that would make her one of the rising young stars of bluegrass. She managed to work a college education into the mix, making her way through Boston's prestigious Berklee School of Music.
The end of junior year in high school for many is a whirlwind of final exams, making summer plans (maybe even including a job) and complaining about a recently-taken senior yearbook picture. For a rising young bluegrass performer like Sierra Hull, it's all that and a lot more.