Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Oprah Winfrey Gives $1.5 Million to Save the Children



Oprah Winfrey, marking the 25th and final season of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” has given Westport’s Save the Children $1.5 million to rebuild a primary school in Zimbabwe.
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The charity said Friday’s episode of the program featured an hour titled “Oprah’s All-Time Favorite Guest Revealed!” which updated viewers on the lives of some of the program’s most memorable guests.
“During the show, Oprah also revealed that her favorite guest of all-time is Tererai Trent, a woman from the village of Zvipani in Zimbabwe,” the charity said in a news release.
“Tererai touched the lives of millions when she first appeared on the program in 2009, sharing her passion for an education, and a lifelong dream to go to school.”

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