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Dolly Parton's Small-Town Roots

She’s traveled the world, but she’s never forgotten her roots. Relive the extraordinary life of Dolly Parton through the places she’s been and the people she's inspired.

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This much fun couldn’t be legal! In 1982, Dolly headed to Austin, TX, for movie-making magic. As “Miss Mona,” Dolly won the heart of local sheriff Ed Earl (played by Burt Reynolds) in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

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