Oprah Winfrey Accomplishments

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Oprah Winfrey is a woman proving to today’s society that women can become very successful. Oprah grew up with a very difficult and struggling childhood. She started to receive many job offers and offered to be in many movie roles. With her success in show business, she started her own television show and created her own book club. Oprah Winfrey life and career helped prove to society that all women can be successful in life.
Even after she had a difficult childhood growing up, Oprah was still successful in starting her career. She was born into a poor family in Kosciusko, Missouri. During her childhood, she struggled with abuse from her family. Oprah’s parents are divorced and when she moved in with her mother, she started to act differently. …show more content…

Oprah started her own book club called “Oprah’s Book Club”. Her book club propelled many unknown authors to the best selling list. In her club, she would choose books for her viewers to read and discuss about (Mulkerrins). Her club help sell those books and millions of copies were sold. With the influence her book club had spread all the way to Brazil. Her club had so much success on books that some of the books were soon made into films. Her club ended when she ended the talk show. She wrote the book The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey: A Portrait in Her Own Words with Bill Adler. She was also the co-author of the book Journey to Beloved. She helped write books on building a better body figure and wrote some books on her life (Oprah Winfrey Timeline). Reading all these books in her book club, Oprah said reading Angelou’s books was a teaching to her. “One of my greatest wisdom teachings is to assess from people’s behaviors, their actions - not just towards me but to other people - who they are and how they behave,” Oprah Winfrey said. Oprah also said that business and personal relationships have been her greatest lesson (Mejia). Writing books and helping her fans proved that women can be

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