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    Queen Dolly Parton Donated $1 Million To Help Fund A COVID-19 Vaccine

    Dolly (and science) will save us!


    And by "it," I mean that she (Dolly Parton) has literally contributed to curing COVID-19...

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    ...because Dolly donated $1 million to vaccine research that has ended up being Moderna's 94.5% successful COVID-19 vaccine!!

    Why are we not discussing the fact that the vaccine with the good news this morning was partly funded by Dolly Parton? Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vacciiiiiiiiiiiiiine


    Dolly Parton. The folk hero we don’t deserve.

    In an article full of science stuff regarding the vaccine, Dolly is credited at the end.

    Fact-checking this was worth it just to see @DollyParton in the acknowledgments of a @NEJM article. And I thought I couldn’t love her more.

    I took my own screenshot because I like to fact-check the fact-checkers. It's really there!!

    Dolly Parton COVID-19 Research Fund

    A triple threat!!

    Shakespeare may have written King Lear during the plague, but Dolly Parton funded a covid vaccine, dropped a Christmas album and a Christmas special.

    Dolly didn't even realize until the rest of us did that the money she donated has actually helped create a vaccine, but she's happy about it!!!

    When I donated the money to the Covid fund I just wanted it to do good and evidently, it is! Let’s just hope we can find a cure real soon.

    In conclusion:

    Dolly Parton gave a million dollars to help fund Vanderbilt COVID vaccine research. Vanderbilt was involved with helping Moderna develop their new 94.5% effective vaccine. So...Dolly Parton saves the world and I’m not a bit surprised.


    Dolly Parton wearing a dress to the cma awards
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