Utah Man with Stage Four Colon Cancer Achieves Dream of Meeting Dolly Parton through Video Call
In a heartwarming turn of events, LeGrand Gold, a man from Utah battling stage four colon cancer, got the chance to meet his idol, Dolly Parton, via a video call. The emotional conversation between the two left Gold feeling overwhelmed with joy and gratitude.
Gold, known to his friends as L.G., recently received the devastating news that his cancer treatment was no longer effective. In an effort to make the most of the time he had left, he created a bucket list, with meeting Dolly Parton being one of his ultimate dreams.
News of Gold’s wish reached the ears of the renowned country music icon, who took it upon herself to make his dream come true just in time for Christmas. Upon receiving the call from Parton, Gold was filled with excitement and disbelief.
During the video call, Parton engaged in a warm and meaningful conversation with Gold. She even delighted him by singing one of her beloved songs. It was a moment Gold will cherish forever, as his love for Parton’s music runs deep.
Gold’s wife, Alice, shared that their family has been long-time fans of Parton. They appreciate her music, adore her theme parks, and greatly support her Imagination Library book program. Parton’s impact on their lives has been immeasurable, bringing them immense joy and inspiration through her music and actions.
In a lighthearted moment, Parton jokingly mentioned Gold’s background as a lawyer, suggesting she should have him on her team. Their playful banter added a touch of humor to an incredibly poignant conversation.
As their call came to an end, Parton wished Gold a merry Christmas and sang a snippet of her iconic song, “I Will Always Love You.” The power of their connection was evident in Gold’s tear-filled eyes and grateful heart.
For Gold, meeting Dolly Parton was a dream come true. Despite the challenging circumstances he faces, this experience brought him immeasurable happiness and comfort. Through her selfless gestures, Parton continues to touch the lives of her fans, providing them with a sense of hope and joy that is truly invaluable.