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Parton donated a copy of Coat of Many Colors to the permanent collection of the Library of Congress to mark the delivery of the 100th million book by her nonprofit Imagination Library. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Dolly Parton Gives The Gift Of Literacy: A Library Of 100 Million Books

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Listen To Bob And Robin's Holiday In Space

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"I take my work real serious," Dolly Parton says. "But I don't take myself all that serious." Her latest album, Blue Smoke, comes out May 13. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dolly Parton's Long Journey Home

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Dolly Parton On Faith, Politics and Hard Times

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Janet Jackson's Big on 'Discipline'

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Country Singer Porter Wagoner Dies at 80

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Country Music in a Far Country

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Dolly Parton

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Dolly Parton's Stairway to Success

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