Celebrities Salute Oprah

Celebrities Salute Oprah
ESSENCE.COM May, 25, 2011

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“For 25 years Oprah’s television program offered a couch for the abused, the miserable, and the lonely. The host listened without judgment and heard without criticism. Much to the audience’s surprise, many left the program feeling uplifted and even liberated. She will be missed. She will be missed seriously.”

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“Oprah has really been like a mother to me. She has always been an inspiration and she always takes the time to share her wisdom and that shows she cares. I love her so much for that!”

3 of 10

“I hope that your day is blessed with happiness and joy. It is clear that God created you for a great purpose.”

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“Oprah to me means the sky is the limit. To see a Black woman come from nothing to being one of the most recognizable faces in the world is amazing. Oprah is a prime example that anything is possible if you stay determined and focused and put some hard work behind it.”

5 of 10

“Oprah…that rare treasure, beloved, magnificent that touched our lives in every way imaginable and bid us embrace our purpose and our humanity for the good one and all.”

6 of 10

“[Oprah’s] life is a sweet offering.”

7 of 10

“I can’t even begin to tell you what Oprah has meant to me. The world will be forever shifted because of her. When I sit at the table, I sit at the table because of Oprah. She is the heartbeat that beats within all of us.

8 of 10

“Oprah is the ultimate success story! She’s a living example of dreaming, believing, working hard and achieving!”

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“[Oprah’s] such an inspiration to me. I love to see her helping people. I just hope that one day I can walk in those same footsteps. Overall, she’s an amazing woman.”

10 of 10

“Oprah uplifts and educates but at the same time she keeps you engaged because she entertains as well. She is a genius. One of a kind. She inspires me.”

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