Loretta Lynn Awarded Medal of Freedom

The chart-topping country music singer was born a coal miner's daughter.
1:01 | 11/20/13

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Born a coal miner's daughter Loretta Lynn has followed a bold path to become a legend in country music. A singer songwriter and -- She is written dozens of chart topping songs released scores of albums and won numerous accolades. Breaking barriers in country music and entertainment. She opened doors for women not only by winning tremendous achievements but also by raising issues few -- to discuss. Fearlessly telling her own stories with candor and humor Loretta Lynn has brought a strong female voice to mainstream music. Captured the emotions of women and men alike. And reveal the common truths about life as it is live.

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