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Dolly Parton Won’t Skip the Vaccine Line

Even though Dolly Parton donated $1 million to coronavirus research, the 75-year-old singer says she’ll wait her turn for the shot. Yes, she knows that as a mega-famous person, she could probably back-channel a vaccine dose tomorrow.

“I’m not going to get mine until some more people get theirs. I don’t want it to look like I’m jumping the line just because I donated money,” she told the Associated Press.

But it’s not because she’s nervous about the vaccine itself. Parton said she’ll get the vaccine eventually and do it on camera to…

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Dave Gershgorn

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Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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