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    Gennie's Story

    My name is Gennie Nunley-Thompson and I am a third generation African American woman born free.  My mother and grandmother were born free, and my great grandmother was a girl when slavery ended.  My great-great grandmother was also born a slave.  I know because I...
    gennienunleytho gennienunleytho 61-65 1 Response Feb 25, 2009

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    Oprah Winfrey | The Largest Aids Fundraiser Bike Event In The U.s.a.

    African Americans are the ethnic group most affected by HIV in the United States. An African American Male, Tony Eason reaches out to Oprah Winfrey & The Oprah Winfrey Network to assist in the Fight against AIDS in America. When 2,500 cycling philanthropist bike 545 miles past...
    ynottonycom ynottonycom 46-50, M Mar 26, 2013

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    I Watch Oprah Everyday - Or At Least When I Can!

    I love to watch the Oprah show!  I learn so much.  I am now reading the book, Eat Pray Love, because of the interview with the author.  Oprah has an informative and life inspiring show.  Gotta love her :)
    charbelle charbelle 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    YOU Go Girl

    I'VE BEEN IN LOVE WITH OPRAH SINCE SHE WAS A COLLAGE GIRL AT T.S.U, BEFORE SHE WON THE BEAUTY PAGENT. EVERY STEP UP SHE HAD MY PRAISE AND ADMIRATION.THOUGH SHE WOULDN'T REMEMBER ME AFTER ALL THIS TIME AND CELEBRITY, I STILL HAVE A CRUSH,EVEN IF SHE WAS STONE BROKE.  YOU...
    HARPO HARPO 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2008

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    Oprahs New Network "OWN" Is Having A Competition To Have Your Own Show!

    Watch my video audition for my game show idea "Reel Smart"! Help me win a spot on the show! VOTE FOR REEL SMART! http://myown.oprah.com/audition/index.html?request=video_details&response_id=5535&promo_id=1 Reel Smart is a game show where contestants compete for cash and...
    vote4reelsmart vote4reelsmart 41-45 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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    Gennie's Story

    My name is Gennie Nunley-Thompson and I am a third generation African American woman born free.  My mother and grandmother were born free, and my great grandmother was a girl when slavery ended.  My great-great grandmother was also born a slave.  I know because I...
    gennienunleytho gennienunleytho 61-65 Feb 25, 2009

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    I've watched her since I was a teen.

    Now I enjoy her Super Soul Sunday. Great food for the soul. Tomorrow, her 21 days of meditation begins. I could use some guidance in that area.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2014

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    My Ode To Oprah Winfrey

      An ode to oprah... Why have bread when you can have a schadenfreude   The oprah effect, documented, a commercial tsunami For those fortunate to get in this woman’s eye Over forty million disciples a week She gets for her shows, they follow like...
    MAKETEANOTWAR MAKETEANOTWAR 41-45, M 1 Response May 16, 2010

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    I'm Inspiered By Oprah

    I'm inspiered by Oprah i have watched her show and since that day i feel that bieng successful is not easy but it is not imposible , a lot of successful business women shared thier stories on her showand they started from bieng very normal people to very successful people doing...
    amlost32 amlost32 31-35, F Feb 13, 2011

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    Oprah Inspired Me To Write What Would Oprah Do, Humorous Womens Fiction

    Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Walmart, What Would Oprah Do by Erin Emerson Cate Sanders is a 32-year-old woman living on her own in Atlanta, who’s at a crossroads. After being laid off from her corporate job, she’s determined to find a new career path. To help...
    ErinEmerson ErinEmerson 41-45, F Nov 10, 2013

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    Oprah," Is Like a Breath of Fresh Air"

    Oprah, What an Outstanding Lovely Lady,She is My Hero. 1. Oprah Has So Much Compassion and Caring for Everybody in The Whole Wide World. I Am SCI Injury And Have A Severe Cae of "Full Body" Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy; Oprah Belongs in Every One Household,Because My...
    petiteinternationalworld petiteinternationalworld 61-65, F Mar 27, 2008

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    Great Example

    I admire Oprah Winfrey. I think she's a great example for people to look up to. If I could do half of the good things she does for people every day, I would be blessed. She's a amazing lady!
    Sweetheartxoxo Sweetheartxoxo 26-30, F Apr 11, 2008

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    Thank You Oprah Winfrey

    January 29th brought us Jonny Lang, Andrew Keegan, Heather Graham, Greg Luouganis, Teresa Teng, and W.C. Fields.  Yet who would have every thought - we would be graced with the birth of Oprah Winfrey.   During one's life, there are moments which touch the heart...
    ynottony ynottony 46-50, M Dec 11, 2009

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    She created me, she welcomed me into the world and much more. Without our mothers we would not be here today so I think we all need to admire them. Right now both my parents are...
    CD51031 CD51031 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    There is this girl in my class, She's so beautiful in my eyes because she is really smart. This other girl though, the " hottest " girl in college who is really arrogant, mean and...
    Itsjakedam234 Itsjakedam234 22-25, M 9 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    This might as well say I admire smart assery, cheesy jokes and common sense which really is far from common
    Platinum78 Platinum78 22-25, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I admire people who help others because I am a helpful and generous person. I believe in helping people when they're down and it doesn't have to be much. If you dwell on...
    Franurtle Franurtle 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    .....without beingba bullyor a control freak about it. then yes, I admire men who can lead
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Growing up, I had always thought creativity was either art, music, or writing. I now realize that there is an infinite amount of creativity that goes unrecognized. You are creative...
    thatspositivenergy thatspositivenergy 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    People who are honest and sincere are a fresh ocean breeze they make me feel refreshed and energized i admire how they can be so honest with their feelings with out the fear of...
    M00ah M00ah 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Those parents who adopt kids are really to be admired. It is not easy to deal with the rude remarks some people make about them. The real difficult part comes when they tell their...
    vlhll vlhll 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    not all men are good fathers, so u have to admire a man who is good father!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 21

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    My mama passed away on St Patrick's day this year. I thought anything heart wrenching in my life had already came to pass. I never thought she would die. This has got to be the...
    deew68 deew68 46-50, F 12 Responses Aug 19

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    Two youngsters On atvs. Passed my truck. One had the other turn back. To see if me was ok. Thats nice. Could not see faces But admired the follower For saying...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I admire their individuality and brilliance above their beauty. so much statistician withing a tranquil mind and a sound soul.
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M Aug 17

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    I admire women who breastfeed their kids, if they have the opportunity. Some women cannot produce enough milk to breastfeed their kids and I feel so bad for them. I have...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    it is what is inside that counts! so, yes! I admire inner beauty....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 Responses Aug 14

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    The beauty that isn't instant. The beauty you have to awaken with intellectual conversations. This is the beauty I admire. I also admire the beauty that emanates because of their...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 14

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    This person is kind to everyone, beautiful, and hardworking. I've known her only through work for half a year, but I've slowly grown to admire her more, day by day. She treats...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I´m a man and I admire women´s beauty like every male does...but I don´t stop there... beauty without intelligence is a statue...and I don´t like to talk with statues..... I...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M Aug 12

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    I admire single mothers because I was raised by one. I am surprised she could deal with all the medical stuff that I have to go through and also because I wasn't a easy kid to...
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Now are you original, if so why, when did it happen, has it changed you, if so why, do you enjoy being like this???
    Walkingwithmindfulness Walkingwithmindfulness 56-60, M Aug 10

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    Any other fathers who are trying to be decent dads on and want to talk? :) It's a slow night for me and I would love to have a conversation with someone! I am Mark, a single dad...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Sometimes it's easy to feel bitter, cynical and disillusioned with the human race: We all have our imperfections, depravities and regrets. After experiencing a devastating personal...
    Domabetes24 Domabetes24 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Can we stop already with the race card nonsense. Why is it some think they are owed something because of the past, a past mind you that was shared by other races as well and one...
    Sobp Sobp 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm a nice guy who respects women, although it seems I never come across a woman who appreciates this. It would be nice to find a friend who actually cares and makes time for u...
    Tannedguy007 Tannedguy007 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 9

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    And single fathers ... it's not easy.being a single parent.so I got big respect for them coz they are doing a damn fine job. even if they don't think so themselves
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I am deeply enamored with the classic literature. It may be a clique, but Hemingway truly has my heart. His writings move me. They are beautifully written. I have a tendency to...
    sunshineandblueskys sunshineandblueskys 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 9

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    Even in the toughest situations and the most stressful ones... Thank you parents, whoever parents are reading this, thank you for being calm with us and not killing us even if we...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Aug 8

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    God I love exotic women!!! It's my weakness. Lol
    TheDaVinciEnigma TheDaVinciEnigma 36-40, M Aug 8

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    When will the younger generation open their eyes and realise they are losing their identities as a result of their fascination with online presence? Don't they see they are...
    Needstounleash Needstounleash 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 8

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