Dolly Parton's friendship with Dr. Naji Abumrad & his son Jad Abumrad led to the creation of one of the COVID-19 vaccines and showed the world that we have more in common than we think.
Research & Notes:
Dolly Parton helped fund Moderna’s vaccine. It began with a car crash and an unlikely friendship - https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/11/18/dolly-parton-moderna-vaccine-abumrad-covid/
How Dolly Parton led me to an epiphany | Jad Abumrad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji4sq73W7BM&ab_channel=TED
"Dolly Parton's America" Podcast
"Hillbilly" - Documentary Film 2018
Jad Abumrad On 'Dolly Parton's America' - https://www.npr.org/2020/01/06/793982796/jad-abumrad-on-dolly-parton-s-america
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