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100M books? Who knew Dolly Parton was so well read?



> 100M books? Who knew Dolly Parton was so well read?

Who knew somebody didn't read the article?

"Parton visited the Library of Congress on Tuesday to celebrate a major milestone in the Imagination Library's history: delivery of its 100 millionth book. Not bad for a program Parton founded more than two decades ago as a small, local effort to help kids in her native Sevier County, Tennessee."

"Every month, the nonprofit program mails a free book to more than a million children — from infants to preschoolers."


> 100M books? Who knew Dolly Parton was so well read?

This has been a project of hers for a very long time.

https://imaginationlibrary.com/about-us


Not very useful comment, just wanted to write this... anything that can be done for the betterment of children's lives, anywhere on this planet, it a winning point for humanity. I didn't even know that Dolly Parton had started something like that, I never appreciated her music (byt hey, I bet not many people appreciate the early Sepultura albums either), but she now has my utmost respect.


She also started Dollywood as a way to create jobs in a historically impoverished part of the country. You don't bad mouth Dolly in East Tennessee, she's like our patron saint.


You probably intended your comment to be a compliment, but it didn't come out that way. It doesn't matter if she is herself well read(I have no idea)but her heart and her money are in the right place.




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