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Days after finalizing her divorce to Tiger Woods, Elin Nordegren says she feels stronger than she ever has.

In a cover story with People Magazine, Nordegren, 30, tells her side of the story of the dissolution of her marriage to Woods. "I have been through the stages of disbelief and shock, to anger and ultimately grief over the loss of the family I so badly wanted for my children."

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Five years after the pair were married, Woods admitted to cheating on his wife. Although the professional golfer never named the subjects of his affairs, Woods, 33, has been linked to nightclub manager and next season's Celebrity Rehab cast member, Rachel Uchitel, among others.

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Nordegren, who has two children with Woods, is studying toward a degree in psychology. She says she plans to continue her classes, but that her main focus will be to heal. "I ... feel stronger than I ever have. I have confidence in my beliefs, my decisions and myself," she says.