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Dolly Parton remembers Ginsburg: ‘Her voice was soft but her message rang loud’

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Legendary country musician Dolly Parton paid tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday following the justice’s death this week.

“She was small in stature but even the tallest looked up to her. Her voice was soft but her message rang loud and clear and will echo forever. Thank you, RBG. Rest In Peace,” Parton shared.  

Ginsburg, a longtime leader on women’s rights, died on Friday due to complications from metastatic pancreas cancer. She was 87 years old.

A slate of celebrities honored the Supreme Court justice following the news of her death late Friday.

Academy Award-winning actress Felicity Jones, who portrayed Ginsburg in the 2018 film “On the Basis of Sex,” said in a statement that “She will be missed not only as a beacon of light in these difficult times but for her razor-sharp wit and extraordinary humanity. She taught us all so much.” 

Every living former president also paid tribute to Ginsburg following the news of her death.

Former President Bill Clinton, who nominated Ginsburg to the bench in 1993, tweeted Friday that “We have lost one of the most extraordinary Justices ever to serve on the Supreme Court. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and landmark opinions moved us closer to a more perfect union. And her powerful dissents reminded us that we walk away from our Constitution’s promise at our peril.” 

President Trump also lauded Ginsburg, sharing in a written statement that “Her opinions, including well-known decisions regarding the legal equality of women and the disabled, have inspired all Americans, and generations of great legal minds.” 

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