Dolly Parton was invited to Dollywood as the theme park opened its gates to mark the revitalization of businesses in Tennessee amid the pandemic. Also, it was a moment of celebration of its annual flower and food festival, and this year Dollywood honored Parton’s mother with a colorful statue made of flowers.
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The 150-acre tourist destination witnessed the 74-year music icon joining “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts to mark the 36th season of the park and to honor the “Coat of Many Colors” that symbolizes the significance of Dolly Parton’s parents. It is a flower-filled statue dedicated to Parton’s mother.
Dolly Parton’s emotional explanation of her parents
She said that her mother had a greater impact on her growing up. She even performed a song of the same name with a rainbow-colored guitar. She was really emotional and took a lot of pictures on seeing the statue for the first time.
Dolly said that she saw brochures of the festival but was totally surprised to see the statue. She said she was thinking about her mom after … Read the rest