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People Share Small Details About Dolly Parton That Prove She Is The Best Human On Planet Earth

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Dolly Parton is trying her best to make the world a better place, one kind act or astounding endeavor at a time. From helping people who lost their home to raging fires to giving away millions of books to children in need, Dolly is living proof that angels are on Earth. Here are a few facts about Ms. Parton that are nothing short of amazing. Vote up the fact that makes you sing out, "I will always love you." 

 

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    She Has Delivered Over 100 Million Books To Kids In Need

    Posted by u/DeHippo:

    That since founding the Imagination Library, Dolly Parton has delivered over 150 million books. Why? She quotes: "Daddy couldn't read and write, and that was kind of crippling to him."

    Find out more about this organization.

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    She Reached Out To Help Families Who Lost Everything Due To Fire

    Posted by u/HNP4PH:

    Dolly Parton gave each family who lost its primary residence in the 2016 Tennessee fires $1,000 a month for five months. When she arrived to help dole out the final payments, she brought the nearly 900 families an unexpected bonus – another $5,000 each. 

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    She Sent Three 6 Mafia A Congratulations Letter After She Lost An Oscar To Them

    Posted by u/omgchrista:

    When Three 6 Mafia beat out Dolly Parton to win the 2006 Academy Award for Best Original Song, Dolly was thrilled, and personally sent a congratulatory letter, "We're proud of you guys, and I'm just glad that the Oscar came back to Tennessee one way or another!"

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    She Humbly Declined To Have A Statue Of Herself Outside The Tennessee Capitol

    In February 2021, lawmakers introduced a bill that would resurrect a statue of Dolly Parton in the state capital, but the songress requested  to “remove the bill from any and all consideration" as she believed that, "Given all that is going on in the world, I don’t think putting me on a pedestal is appropriate at this time..."

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