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By: Kelsea L.
New Jersey, Grade 6



I am nomintating Oprah Winfrey to the Honer Roll because Oprah is a kind, helping, nice person. She has her own talk show about helping peoples' problems and talking about the right things to do.She was reared by her grandmother on a farm where she began her broadcasting career by learning to read aloud and perform recitations at the age of three.In 1991,she was motivated in part by her own memories of childhood abuse, she initiated a campaign to establish a national database of convicted child abusers, and testified before a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on behalf of a National Child Protection Act designed to President Clinton signed the ''Oprah Bill'' into law in 1993, establishing the national database she had sought, which is now available to law enforcement agencies and concerned parties across the country. Oprah Winfrey was named one of the 100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century by Time Magazine, and in 1998 she has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Oprah Winfrey is America's beloved best friend.



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