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Dolly Declines Statue

For the most “Dolly Parton” reason.

A native Tennessean, Parton is proud of her state.

She has invested in Tennessee business and opened multiple entertainment facilities,

including the famous Dollywood, which sees nearly three million visitors a year.

But Dolly Parton asked the Tennessee Legislature to kindly not make a statue of her,

which is the most Dolly Parton thing she could possibly do!

“Given all that is going on in the world, I don’t think putting me on a pedestal

is appropriate at this time,”  

She signs off with “In the meantime, I’ll continue to try to do good work to make this great state proud.”

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