Oprah Winfrey: Resilience in the face of adversity

6 years ago

Over the last 25 years, Oprah Winfrey has inspired millions, not just with her iconic career but also by her tremendous ability to overcome harsh conditions. Despite being raised in poverty under severe physical discipline as a child, and later sexual abuse which led to her giving birth to a stillborn baby at age 14, Oprah had the determination, ambition, and resolve to become one of the world’s most successful women. Her life exemplifies strength and resilience despite childhood adversity.

Find out what factors have helped make Oprah and other people more resilient to adversity during childhood, in my article on AboutKidsHealth.ca.

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