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Country Music Legend Dolly Parton's New Role: "Book Lady"

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At an early age, country music star Dolly Parton developed a love for reading. Her humble beginnings and family inspired her to start her book program, The Imagination Library, which has delivered nearly 50 million free books to children's homes across the country. NewsHour education correspondent John Merrow reports.

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