Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Gale Winfrey was born in the rural town of Kosciusko, Mississippi, on January 29, 1954. She had a troubled childhood with her mother, Vernita where she was sexually abused by several male relatives. She eventually moved to Nashville to live with her father, Vernon. In 1971, Oprah entered Tennessee State University where she began working in radio and television broadcasting in Nashville. In 1976, she moved to Baltimore, Maryland, where she hosted the TV chat show People Are Talking. […]

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