Country star Dolly Parton vaccinated

Dolly Parton, who donated $1 million to COVID-19 vaccine research, posted a video Tuesday that she received her first dose of the Moderna vaccine. Parton said she made sure to wait her turn.
1:15 | 03/03/21

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Finally tonight, dolly parton, always America strong. Tonight, dolly parton, you could say, getting a dose of her own medicine zblcht well, hey, it's me. I'm finally going to get my vaccine. I'm so excited. I've been waiting awhile. I'm old enough to get it and I'm smart enough to get it. It was last year, we reported dolly parton had donated $1 million to covid vaccine research. Tonight, sharing this new video, getting the modern shot, a vaccine that she helped fund. I'm very happy that I'm going to get my moderna shot today and I wanted to tell everybod that you should go out there and do it, too. I even changed one of my songs to fit the occasion. It goes -- vaccine vaccine I'm begging of you please don't hesitate Saying she waited her turn. I've been waiting since December, I've been in line. Here you go. Getting her first dose. Think you got it? I got it. Okay. That didn't hurt. Just stung a little bit. Tonight, dolly getting the vaccine, encouraging everyone else to get one, too. Can we have dolly on every night? Always setting the example. Good night. We need to reduce plastic waste in the environment.

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