Dolly Parton bags $100m award from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Country music star Dolly Parton has been given a $100m (£85m) prize by Jeff Bezos.

The money came via the Bezos Courage and Civility Award, which recognises leaders who “pursue solutions with courage and civility”.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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