- Dolly Parton, the iconic country singer and award-winning actress, is celebrating her 75th birthday
- The iconic performer has lived a life full of accomplishments and most recently added to her humanitarian efforts by contributing to the development of a COVID-19 vaccine
- Dolly posted a throwback to mark the occasion and used her birthday wish to call for kindness
Dolly Parton is celebrating her 75th birthday. The iconic performer is recognised all over the world and has awards from every corner of the entertainment industry to her name.
Her bright blonde hair and Southern twang have a remarkably disarming charm about them and might make her appear whimsical, but Dolly remains a driven career-woman, loving wife and devoted humanitarian.
Dolly posted a throwback photograph of herself from earlier days in entertainment and wrote a caption that expressed how her birthday wish was a call to kindness.
"Thank you for all of the love on my birthday. This year my wish is a call for kindness. We can’t just hope for a brighter day, we have to work for a brighter day. Love too often gets buried in a world of hurt and fear. We have to work to dig it out so we can share it with our family, our friends and our neighbors. So today, January 19th, let’s get to unearthing love."
Dolly showed her kindness to humanity as the star gave her support and money to coronavirus research. Just after the COVID-19 crisis had been declared a pandemic, Dolly donated $1 million dollars to Vanderbilt University's research into the virus.
The university's research was directly involved in the development of the Moderna vaccine, which has had an incredibly high success rate against the virus.
The country singer's donation was vital in the latest attempt at combatting the virus that threw the world into its current health crisis.
The world is certainly lucky to have had Dolly Parton for a whole 75 years.
In other celebrity-related news, Legit.ng reported that much-loved singer and producer Cobhams Asuquo clocked a new age.
The visually-impaired entertainer via posts shared on his social media pages announced that he is now 40 years old.
Fans, colleagues and other well-wishers flooded his page with congratulatory messages.
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