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Palin's success on the show attracted other negative attention, including death threats against her.In one instance, suspicious white powder was received by the show.
In January 2011, Palin was invited to speak by Washington University in St.
Louis as the Keynote Speaker for 'Abstinence in College' at Sexual Responsibility Week.
Students protested both the high fee she was to be paid out of student-generated funds and her lack of expertise on abstinence in college. Palin appeared in an episode of the ABC Family network series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, playing a friend of the fictional character Amy, a 15-year-old who is dealing with an unexpected pregnancy.
The powder turned out to be harmless, but security on the show was tightened.
On the final show of the season, Palin and Ballas finished in third place.
Despite getting the lowest scores from the judges for a number of weeks, Palin and Ballas avoided being eliminated during the season. including allegations of fraudulent online voting using multiple e-mail addresses.
Executives at ABC and the show's executive producer, Conrad Green, stated that "checks and balances" in the system, including IP address verification, prevent such voting practices, and that "[t]here's nothing in the voting that looks dissimilar to previous seasons".She was partnered with professional Mark Ballas, a two-time champion on the show who won with Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi in season 6, and with Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson in season 8.The show was televised from September through November 2010.In June 2011, Palin's memoir, Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far, co-authored by Nancy French, was released.In the book, Palin candidly discusses aspects of her personal life, including tensions with the Mc Cain family and losing her virginity.She is the oldest daughter and second of five children of Todd and Sarah Palin.