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Dolly Parton receives $100 million Courage and Civility award from Jeff Bezos: “I try to put my money where my heart is”
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Dolly Parton receives $100 million Courage and Civility award from Jeff Bezos: “I try to put my money where my heart is”

Legendary country singer and songwriter Dolly Parton has been awarded a $100 million Courage and Civility award by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his partner, Lauren Sanchez. The money is to be directed toward charities that the recipient sees fit, Sanchez said Friday when announcing the award."When people are in a position to help, you should help. And I know that I've always said, 'I try to put my money where my heart is,' and I think you do the same thing," Parton said to Bezos when accepting to grant. We’ve just announced a new Courage and Civility award recipient — @DollyParton, who leads with her heart, and will put this $100 million award to great use helping so many people. She joins prior awardees, @VanJones68 and @Chefjoseandres. Congrats, Dolly! pic.twitter.com/d...