Dolly, you dropped this: 👑
We all know Dolly Parton.
However, Miss Dolly is more than just a Grammy-award winning, Country Hall of Fame-inducted music legend.
Here are 17 times Dolly Parton was basically the coolest person ever.
When she helped fund Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.
When she gave millions of free books to children all across the world through her Imagination Library.
When she distributed monthly stipends to the survivors of the Great Smoky Mountains wildfire.
When she helped build a hospital in honor of the doctor who delivered her.
When she opened her own bald eagle sanctuary to help preserve another American icon.
When she broke the Guinness World Record for Most Decades with a Top 20 hit on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart.
When she wrote “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” in a single day.
When she secretly helped produce Buffy the Vampire Slayer...
…And personally handed a check to a female producer who wasn’t being paid the same as her male counterparts.
When she responded to a question about the Black Lives Matter movement with a question of her own — “Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter?”
When she became the largest employer in the county she grew up in.
When the mayor of Nashville AND the governor of South Carolina both named a day in her honor.
When she openly supported her goddaughter Miley Cyrus’s right to grow as an artist and shed her Disney Channel image.
When she turned a story from her childhood into a song and a picture book.
And finally, when she credited her acrylic nails as an instrument on “9 to 5.”
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