Stealing our hearts from the very beginning.

David McClister

Good golly, Miss Dolly, you were just too cute as a young girl. Shocked? Not at alll. With the upcoming Mother’s Day holiday quickly approaching, we’ve all been digging through old family photos for gems to share. Call us old-fashioned, but we do enjoy browsing through actual photo albums. (Bet a few of you do too.) And we'll never resist sneaking a peek at old photos, especially those of some of our favorite celebrities. There’s no questioning our love for Dolly today–or in the old days– and that’s why we couldn’t wait to share these vintage photographs of her as a young girl. While America fell in love with Alyvia Alyn Lind (the young actress who played Dolly in the “Coat of Many Colors”), we couldn’t help but wonder what she really looked like as a child. 

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This photo was taken in Tennessee, around 1955, which makes the country star about 9-years-old. Just look at her sweet hairstyle!

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Then we found this photo of the gorgeous 19-year-old posing in Nashville, circa 1965. That’s the hair we know and love! Legendary.

Which then leads us to the next question: Is there anyone else we are dying to see as a youth? Pretty sure we have a few other people in mind.

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