oprah biography

oprah biography - Yenelle Jackson 2 English 12/18/03...

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Yenelle Jackson 2 English 12/18/03 Biography Essay What makes a strong person? Strong is generalized in many forms; physical and mental. From Webster’s dictionary, a strong person is defined as having moral or intellectual power. Every strong person has overcome something to make them who they are. Within the world of entertainment there are many strong individuals but only one stands out. Oprah Winfrey stands as a beacon, not only in the worlds of media and entertainment but also in the larger realm of public discourse.(Everton) Oprah’s strong personality was developed in her childhood, contributed to her rise to fame, and made a lasting impact on society. First, Oprah’s strong personality was developed in her childhood. How she developed her strong personality can be seen in her family life. Born in 1954 to unmarried parents, Winfrey was raised by her grandmother on a farm with no indoor plumbing in Kosciusko, Mississippi. (Winfrey) Her household is definitely not like and ordinary American house. Even thought times were hard Oprah made the best of it. When she thought things couldn’t get any worse, something no one should be put through
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