What are some of the most inspirational real life stories?

Answer by Anand Mishra:

  • She spent her first six years living in rural poverty.
  • She was so poor that she often wore dresses made of potato sacks, for which the local children made fun of her.
  • At age six, she started working as a maid.
  • She was molested by her cousin, uncle, and a family friend when she was nine years old.
  • She survived a brutal rape at the age of 10.
  • At 13, after suffering years of abuse, she ran away from home and at 14 she became pregnant but her son died shortly after birth.
  • Her mother abandoned her because she was stealing money from her.

After going through all of this:

  • She was nominated for the best actress in a supporting role in Oscars.
  • She was called "arguably the world's most powerful woman" by CNN and Time.
  • Life magazine named her one of the 100 people who changed the world, alongside such luminaries as Jesus Christ, Elvis Presley etc.
  • She donated $10 million to Hurricane Katrina's victims.
  • She owns this house :

She is OPRAH WINFREY :

WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?

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