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  • Oprah Winfrey is a Hero

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    and legends. Most showed generous behavior, even if it was not obvious until the lesson was learned. Oprah Winfrey is one of the most generous people of our time. I believe Oprah Winfrey is a hero because she uses her past experiences to inform, support, and help others, uses her money, fame, and time to help people, and shows incredible emotional and spiritual strength. Oprah Gail Winfrey grew up in a small farming community. A nineteen year old male cousin raped her when she was nine. She was

  • Oprah Winfrey

    3482 Words  | 14 Pages Keynote Speakers   Top Motivational Speakers for Events in Singapore and Asia It is unbelievable the amount of influence that Oprah Winfrey has had over the lives of millions of people all over the world. She has become a demi-god in America. There are people who are ready to worship the ground over which she walks. She has lived the Great American dream, a veritable tale of rags to riches with the right amount of glamor added to it. Born in

  • Oprah Winfrey Perseverance

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    “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength,” (Winfrey). This was a quote Oprah said, live on her broadcasted television show. This truly inspiring and extremely strong quote relates to her unfortunate childhood. Perseverance, perceptiveness, and life skills have led Oprah to her success. Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 to a single teen mother on welfare in Mississippi; whom of which did not want her. Due to neglection as a young child, Oprah was sent back and forth between

  • Oprah Winfrey Essay

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    we find a life story that is truly remarkable. Oprah Winfrey ventured forth from the agonizing childhood, that was her world of common day, to a region of supernatural wonder. Oprah’s road to success was not an easy task. From her early childhood, Oprah challenged many fabulous forces that she encountered. Oprah Winfrey tells the life story one of America's richest and most successful show business personalities. “The fact that Oprah Winfrey is also black and a woman makes her rags to riches story

  • The Life Of Oprah Winfrey

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    The Life of Oprah Winfrey, Media Superstar Nelson, Ken. “Biography for Kids: Oprah Winfrey.” Technological Solutions, Inc. (TSI), Apr. 2016. Web. 28 Apr. 2016. Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Her mother’s name was Vernita Lee and her father’s name was Vernon Winfrey. Her name originally was going to be Orpah (a Moab who was mentioned in the Book of Ruth), but was accidentally misspelled on her birth certificate. At a young age Oprah’s mom moved to Milwaukee,

  • Essay on OPRAH WINFREY

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    Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winery's life experiences have made her into the woman she is today. She was born on January 9,1954,in Kosciusko, Mississippi. She has stated that she is a woman in progress, just trying like everyone else. Taking every conflict and every experience and learning from it. Oprah Winfrey has risen from poverty and a troubled youth to become the most powerful and influential woman in television and according to Forbes Magazine

  • Oprah Winfrey Entrepreneur

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    An entrepreneur is defined as a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so. Perhaps one of the most successful and admired entrepreneurs to this day is Oprah Winfrey. From TV-shows to movies, magazines, and books, she has managed to conquer it all and become one of the most well-known and powerful people in the entertainment industry. Oprah had a very difficult childhood, almost from birth, after her parents decided

  • Oprah Gail Winfrey

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    In Kosciusko, Mississippi, Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954. Her parents Vernon Winfrey and Vernita Lee intended to name her Orpah, after a women in the Bible. However, the midwife who helped the birth spelled it incorrectly on the birth certificate. Oprah had a tough childhood, her mother decided to leave her with her grandparents to go find a job after WW||. Oprah's grandparents live on a small farm, a small house with three bedrooms and a porch, it was falling apart, it also had

  • Oprah Winfrey Biography

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    Born on, January 29th, 1954, to an unwed teenage mother, Oprah Winfrey spent her first years on her grandmother's farm in Kosciusko, Mississippi, while her mother looked for work in the north. Life on the farm was primitive, but her grandmother taught her to read at an early age, and at the age of three Oprah was reciting poems and bible verses in local churches. Despite the hardship of her physical environment, she enjoyed the loving support of her grandmother and church community, who cherished

  • Essay on Oprah Winfrey

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    during an interview. (Winfrey, Oprah,” Achievement p.3) Now 56 years old, Winfrey looks back at her mistakes with regret and wonders if she didn’t do drugs would she be at the place where she is now in life. Aside from her mistakes and struggles, Oprah Winfrey, always wanted to do better for herself. In fact, at the age of 16, Oprah won an Elks Club oratorical contest that guaranteed her full scholarship to Tennessee State University after her graduation from high school. (“Winfrey, Oprah,” Jet Magazine