By.Owen, Pj, Sam, Andrew, Hailee, And Sebastian
Notes on- Oprah Winfrey
Birthplace- Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Oprah’s name was supposed to be Orpah but they misspelled it on the birth certificate so they went with it. At age 17 Oprah won the Miss Black Tennessee beauty pageant. Oprah Winfrey's family was so poor growing up that, as a child, Winfrey was teased at school for wearing dresses made of potato sacks.
Nothing happened unusual about his childhood but in his adult life everything changed he was diagnosed with ALS and the doctors said he had only two years to live.He has ALS and graduated from Oxford University at the age of 17. Stephen Hawking has had ALS for over 50 years and has wrote a book that has got over 10 million sales.
-born very poor
-grew up in a log cabin
-told he friend he was the most miserable person on earth
-he won the civil war
-gave the gettysburg address