Oprah Winfrey: Life in pictures
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Oprah Winfrey -- caring attitude
'The Oprah Winfrey Show'
After working in local media, Winfrey launched "The Oprah Winfrey Show." She covered whatever mattered most to her, from home decor to weight loss to AIDS. Her distinctive, therapy-session-style hosting won over audiences from the start. She actually seemed to care about the people she interviewed, and that made her audiences care too. She was even known to shed a tear over particularly emotional stories.