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Dolly Parton, pictured performing in May 2014, shared a video of herself getting her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. Wade Payne/Invision/via AP hide caption

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WNYC's new podcast, Dolly Parton's America, examines the role of the country icon in building social bridges in a divided country. Christine de Carvalho/WNYC hide caption

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Can Dolly Parton Heal America?

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Kristin Chenoweth's album For the Girls is out now. Krista Schlueter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kristin Chenoweth Is Doing It 'For The Girls'

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"I think country is as vibrant as certainly this series that we've just made tries to chronicle," Ken Burns says. Amy Sussman/Getty Images hide caption

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Ken Burns Gets To The Heart Of 'Country Music'

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Dolly Parton in a scene from the 1980 comedy 9 to 5. The film's theme song, performed by Parton, took on a life of its own. 20th Century Fox/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cup Of Ambition And Endurance: '9 To 5' Unites Workers Across Decades

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Dolly Parton's Dumplin' soundtrack is all about finding the confidence to be yourself. "You star in your own role. You be the star of your own life," Parton says. Katie King/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Dream It On Through': Dolly Parton On Her New Album, Inspiring Young People And More

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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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