She spends a lot of her fortune to help the underprivileged people all over the world. She established that nothing is impossible when it comes up to achieving our dreams. We just have to believe in ourselves and never give up. Even though she had a cruel childhood, she still treats everyone with love and care. Lastly, she has dedicated her life to improve other people’s lives.
Receiving this award shows how dedicated Winfrey is to her television show, and how she wants to succeed i... ... middle of paper ... ... accomplished many things that changed her life and many other peoples lives. She has given so much to charities, and people that she believes deserve a better life. Winfrey has inspired people with all she does for people around the world. Oprah Winfrey is a true hero that continues to inspire people with all she has done and all she does for so many people. Works Cited Hankin, Amanda L. "Oprah WInfrey."
This tragedy in her life seemed to only strengthened her and her family’s faith helping her be so involved with the church. As a child Anges often helped distribute clothes, and food to the needy(Mother Teresa 1910-1997, 100). She belonged to a catholic women’s organization where she developed an interest in missionary work(Mother Teresa 1910-1997, 100). However, still being a young girl she couldn’t bring herself to leave her home and family behind, to become a nun so she waited. She could only contain her dream for so long.
As noted previously, Oprah Winfrey was born into poverty, was being moved from her grandmother to her mother, and was next moved to her father. Then too, Oprah was then called back by her mother and lived in a dangerous neighborhood, which had its negative effects on Winfrey, was being sexually abused by many of the family members at the age of nine, and was finally sent back to her father, which gave her to discipline and guidance to success. Lastly, Oprah was given many jobs in being on radio stations and being the first Native-American co-anchor, she soon moved on to the Oprah Winfrey show and won many awards, and later founded Harpo, Inc., and made generous contributions to many
When their youngest daughter was in high school Kathy was working for Edward Jones Financial in Bellevue and loved her work but there was always that nagging feeling that she needed to do more with her life. Edward Jones offers an employee tuition reimbursement program. This seemed to be Kathy’s opportunity to try something new and continue her education. After much prayer and soul searching, Kathy made the decision to attend classes at Bellevue University to work on her degree in
The grit and perseverance of Oprah has allowed her to metamorphose into the illustrious person that she is today. Oprah faced many hardships growing up. She was a young black girl, born in the South to a single, poor, and unwed mother, and she was a victim of sexual abuse. Despite facing countless hardships, Oprah worked at a local news station during high school so she could earn a college scholarship. In fact, she succeeded and was
To many people my mother was just a housekeeper but to us she was everything. My mother did not have the chance to finish school and get a proper education due to lack of money back in her country. When my brother and I graduated high school, I know my mother was proud of us. Being the first in our family to finish high school, it was a very big accomplishment. Now I am perusing a college education, working hard to be successful and I owe everything to my mother.
It later compelled her to support the “The Oprah Bill”, which established a national database of convicted child abusers (NNDB, n.d.). At age 14, Oprah moved to Nashville, Tennessee to live with her father, Vernon Winfrey. With his strict disciplinary rules, Oprah prospered becoming an honor student and winning awards in oratory and dramatic performances (Academy of Achievement, 2013). At age 19, she was offered a job at WVOL, a radio station aimed primarily towards African American liste... ... middle of paper ... ...d hard times as an African American woman venturing positions no other African American woman has achieved. She achieved much of her fame from her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, but her success did not stop there.
As I grow up I hope to see more progress towards equality and fairness for all, and fewer instances racism in sports and people paying women unfair wages. My mother is the most influential woman in my life. I feel fortunate for being born as her son. She is always there for me and I feel that there is no other person nearest to my heart than my mother. Luckily, we had Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Mozingo who inspire us, make us happy and make our world a better place.
Mrs. Winfrey has written books, acted and produced films, hosted an infamous television show, and given to charities. Her hard work and dedication has made her one of the most influential women of all time. She strived for greatness and accomplished what she wanted out of life, despite various obstacles that had been in the