Dolly Parton : The World As One Of The Most Sought After Country Music Industry

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Dolly Parton is known to the world as one of the most sought after country music stars in the entertainment industry. Everyone just loves Dolly. She has been in the entertainment business for a long time and seems to be enjoying herself and her success. She is a world-renowned singer/songwriter/musician, she’s an actress, writer and an entrepreneur who is part owner of Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Today, she has thousands of dollars to her name, but things weren’t always this simple. According to the website, “Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, in Sevierville Tennessee. She was one of twelve children and her parents always struggled to bring money home” (The website, 2015). Although they had struggles with money like a lot of families in America, they had a lot of love to go around and they also had a strong faith. Their faith is and always will be what carried them out of poverty and allowed one of their children to expand their talents. Dolly, with the help of her uncle started traveling to Nashville at the age of thirteen where she started to experience what it was like to perform in front of a live audience at the Grand Old Opry. In her book, “DOLLY: My Life and Other Unfinished Business, she talks about her early childhood and reminisces about the times she and her brothers and sisters spent together. She stated, we were very poor and there were times when our parents didn’t know where our next meal was
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