Transcript for Oprah's Oscar
-- -- -- didn't realize there were some Oscars handed out this weekend and one of them went to Oprah for humanitarian service. Perhaps you remember it was ruled the color purple and -- an Oscar nomination but this weekend it was her role in real life -- millions of other people prefer for the -- You'll woman from Harlem who could not afford school until a gift from Oprah my -- it was facing serious surgery. And there is little money left to assist us an expensive education. Police feared damage anything that -- -- -- the -- that was the day before that surgery people who Winfrey foundation call for thwarting her. Scholarship. -- him for what. And so when I say thank you. -- thank you comes from a place deeper than even I know it's from every shoulder -- and on every bridge I ever crossed. Every story that's ever told every story. That ever. Imagine the state to be house.
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