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Dolly gives local girl first Braille book in program
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Six-year-old Cameron Burkett grabbed the spotlight at Dollywood when she was presented the first Braille book in the Imagination Library program by none other than Dolly Parton herself.The Warren County resident, who is preparing to enter first grade at Centertown Elementary in August, has been blind since birth. She was born three months early, weighed 2 pounds, 9 ounces, and had optic nerve problems as a result.Like most first-graders, Cameron is learning to read. The difference is she will undertake the challenge with her fingertips not her eyes.

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