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Actress Zooey Deschanel is slated to bring the life story of 80-year-old country music icon Loretta Lynn to Broadway in a stage version of “Coal Miner’s Daughter." Lynn herself made the announcement at a Grand Ole Opry country classics show on Thursday night. In typical sweet-natured, country-girl style, the Hall of Famer announced Deschanel thusly: “There’s a little girl back stage that’s gonna do the play ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ on Broadway and I think she can sing herself to death.” After the announcement the pair did a duet of the play’s title song, a performance which was reminiscent of the introduction »

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