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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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Photography by Pamla J. Eisenberg, flickr

Hollywood Walk of Fame
Speaking to her crossover appeal, Dolly got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1984. By then, Dolly had already starred in the mega-hit 9 to 5 as secretary-hero Doralee Rhodes, who tells her boss, "I'm gonna change you from a rooster to a hen with one shot!” Dolly also sang the movie’s title song, which was No. 1 on the Billboard charts for 2 weeks.

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