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Dolly Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton was born in Locust Ridge, Tennessee and is one of 12 children. Parton has won several Grammys and has starred in movies “9 to 5” and “Steel Magnolias.” In 1985 she opened Dollywood and continues to record music and star in films. Parton is a Christian and is very spiritual. In an interview with Larry King in 2003 Parton said, "…I grew up in a very religious background. I trust God, I love God, and I love the thoughts of it. Even if there was no God, I'd prefer to believe it, because I prefer to believe in something greater than we are. It takes all of the pressure off of you. You don't have a bunch of ego problems."

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