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Oprah Winfrey Turning Point

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“Do one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people that never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it” (Winfrey). Even Oprah Winfrey, a renowned billionaire has failed a few times during her life. Oprah Winfrey is a model for African American women, but also women in general,because she defied stereotypical norms. I believe this point in time was important because she showed people that no matter your skin color or what you looked like one can still be successful. The following three points illustrate this turning point in time: one’s background doesn’t dictate one’s future success, having the courage to follow one’s goals, and creating a culture of giving back to the community. Oprah Winfrey impacted me to have a possible career in communications: she showed me that no matter what you look like you can thrive in your career.

Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January
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I believe this point in time was important because she showed that no matter the color of your skin or where you came from you can still be successful in life. I used the 3 following points to demonstrate this turning point in time: one’s background doesn’t dictate one’s future success, having the courage to follow one’s goals, and creating a culture of giving back to the community. Throughout Winfrey’s career she has been told that she wouldn’t make it far and that she is unfit for television. Even though she was told that, she never let that stop her from achieving in life. This is why I aspire to be like Oprah, but even better. I hope I can be half the person she was. Even though Winfrey made it far in life she never forgot where she came from, she gave back to the community. Across the nation has donated to millions to different organizations across the
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