Lawmaker Wants Dolly Parton Statue at Tennessee Capitol

Aside from her status as a music icon, Dolly Parton is a lifelong philanthropist.

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FILE - Dolly Parton arrives at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. Parton turns 75 on Jan. 19. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A statue of country music icon Dolly Parton could be added to the Capitol grounds in Nashville, Tennessee, if one state lawmaker gets his way. Democratic Rep. John Mark Windle introduced a bill Tuesday that aims to honor Parton “for all that she has contributed to this state,” news outlets reported. Aside from her status as a music icon, Parton is a lifelong philanthropist. She founded the Imagination Library, which mails…

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