Oprah Winfrey

Essay by qwerty1010Junior High, 7th gradeC+, June 2014

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Soon, Oprah entered high school and was taunted for having a background of poverty, so she rebelled. She stole things from her mother and lied a lot. Her mother became furious with her that she sent Oprah to live with her father. Her life changed tremendously after she attended to a new high school. She became an honor roll student and won a full scholarship to Tennessee State University. During her senior year of high school, Oprah was hired by the WVOL as a part-time news correspondent. At the age of nineteen, Oprah left school to become successful in media. She went from a news correspondent, to a local anchor, to a host of a talk show. Ms. Winfrey changed the rating of the talk show to the highest-rated one in Chicago. In 1986, the show was renamed "The Oprah Winfrey...