CNBC news anchor from Knoxville writes about Dolly Parton for international audience

Knoxville's Hadley Gamble, who is CNBC's Middle East news anchor, has placed Dolly Parton's name in Harper's Bazaar Arabia for International Women's Day. Gamble, 38, grew up in Halls and covers the Middle East from London but travels regularly.

Gamble said about Parton, "’If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.’ That's the Dolly Parton glass half full approach to life. As women, I believe we all struggle to be the full package we want to be: as daughters, mothers, friends, colleagues, partners, and professionals.

"Dolly has a combination of strength, faith, and humour Southern American women are known for. That's why everyone loves her. She's unapologetically herself. She came from humble beginnings, growing up not far from where I did in the mountains of East Tennessee. Over five decades she's built an award winning music and movie career that has seen her top the Billboard Country music charts with 25 songs.

"She also runs a literacy program that has sent over 100 million books to children across the county. And that ain't bad."

Source: Knoxville News Sentinel, Hadley Gamble

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Published August 6, 2020