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    every human being on this earth has heard of Oprah Winfrey. Winfrey is the epitome of success. She is beautiful, happy, and a whole person. She is know for being the most successful talk show host, the first African American woman to own her on production company, and she now has her own television network called OWN. Even though she is the most successful woman on earth, she has gone through many tribulations to get to where she is now. Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29,1954 out of wedlock to two teenage parents (Lutz). Due to her parents being young, Oprah was raised by her grandmother on a farm near Kosciusko, Mississippi. Even though Oprah did not have the presence of her mother or her father, she thrived and learned…

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    Oprah Winfrey's Career

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    Growing up I’ve always saw Oprah Winfrey embrace such qualities that I could only imagine to obtain as I progress through leadership positions in business. Oprah Winfrey began with little to nothing but that didn’t stop her drive to become someone much greater in life. Unlike other CEO’s you may have heard of she didn’t just get picked to become a Chief Executive Officer, but rather created that job position and title for herself. Most people only know Oprah as the typical talk show host on The…

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    She spent the summer there and again, her mother was often absent. When her father returned to take her back to Nashville, Oprah surprisingly said she would rather stay with her mother. She wanted to please her. Living with her mother again, she deeply wished for love and affection. Since her mother was often at work, she left her children with a babysitter, which was Oprah’s older cousin. Her male relatives and the friends of her mother repeatedly abused her, both sexually and physically. This…

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    Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi to Vernita Lee, a former maid, and Vernon Winfrey, a barber, coal mineworker, and city councilman; who broke up soon after conception. Oprah spent her early years on her grandmother, Hatti Mae’s farm while her mother searched for work in the North. Although Oprah Winfrey has been known as the richest African American and woman of the twentieth century she does not come from a rich or even middle class family. While Winfrey…

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    Oprah Who? “You are not the product of your circumstances. Your are a composite of all the things you believe, and all the places you believe you can go. Your past does not define you.You can step out of your history and create a new day for yourself. Even if the entire culture is saying, ‘You can’t.’ Even if every single possible bad thing that can happen to you does, you can keep moving forward.”(Clifford) Through the power of media, Oprah Winfrey has created an unparalleled connection with…

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    The word influential means to have an impact on something or someone. Success to me is Oprah Winfrey, I chose to use Oprah Winfrey as my influential person to write a paper on because she is the true definition of success. Although Oprah was fired from her first television job as an anchor in Baltimore, Oprah could’ve gave up and stopped pursuing her dreams in that moment. She didn’t, she fought for what she wanted. Oprah gained her own talk show, from there she owned her own television network,…

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    Talk shows have become a bit of an American Staple entertaining home viewers for years. Two of the most successful and powerful women in the talk show industry are Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres, this dual of leading ladies have taken the lead as talk show queens. Both Oprah and Ellen have surpassed many obstacles, but their background, talk show style, and accomplishments have made them rise above the challenge and reach the height of superstardom and financial wealth. Oprah Winfrey is a…

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    Oprah Winfrey's Failure

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    Oprah Winfrey: A Woman Who Could “Failure is a great teacher. If you’re open to it every mistake has a lesson to offer,” (Winfrey). Oprah Winfrey, a common household name has swept the nation whether it’s was with her network, magazine, book club, or her TV show. Oprah Winfrey’s road to fame was a hard road to travel because there was many obstacles in her way. But as Oprah Winfrey discovered her true passion in life, there was not anyone stopping her from achieving it. Oprah Winfrey’s long road…

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    Imagine going from as little as nothing to a worldwide sensation. Oprah Winfrey has had this experience throughout her life, and has brought her to be the person she is today. Winfrey is a academy award-nominated actress, film producer, philanthropist, founder of successful the magazine O, and owns her own television and film studio and production company(Oprah Winfrey). Oprah Winfrey has impacted many people through television, movies, publications, and her philanthropic efforts despite her own…

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    Oprah Winfrey's Effect

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    After she hosted three talk shows which touched the lives of millions, Oprah Winfrey became the most powerful woman alive. Oprah lived through a poverty stricken childhood which made her the strong woman she is today. Her rags to riches story has taught the lesson that anything is possible and she uses her life story to inspire others. She opens her life up to those who will accept her. Oprah Winfrey uses the power earned from her success as a talk show host to benefit the community by donating…

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