Oprah Winfrey Research Paper

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Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 20, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Winfrey grew up in the North, raised by her mother and grandmother. From the time Winfrey was nine to the age of 13, she was molested by male family members.Winfrey was then sent to live in Nashville, Tennessee with her father. She made good grades and was awarded a full academic scholarship to study at Tennessee State University. She worked hard to persevere through life circumstances to create a better life for herself and her family. Oprah Winfrey is influential due to the fact she has paved the way for African-American women in entertainment. In January 1894, Winfrey was named host of a thirty minute show on WLS-TV, which in September 1895 would become

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