In the early 1990s, she had plastic surgery to remodel her distinctive nose, in the hope it would lead to more work, but it had the opposite effect.
Her face looked so different that even close friends failed to recognise her, and her career went downhill.
During 2008, she briefly lived in Anchorage with her aunt and uncle where she attended West Anchorage High School.
After returning to Wasilla, she attended and then graduated from Wasilla High School in May 2009.
Palin was not employed by the Campaign, nor was she a spokesperson for the organization.