And as she wraps up her final season on television, I've been struck by what an education her show has given me -- and I'm grateful for all the "teachers" she's introduced me to. We've gotten to know world leaders, celebrities, survivors of tragedies, everyday heroes, people who seem different at first glance (but are really just like us), and tons and tons of do-gooders. She has, in my opinion, made it cool to do good. Even more importantly, like any good teacher, she has made me THINK about the world around me -- and how I can make a difference.
Here at Edutopia, I am constantly surprised and inspired by the amazing people we meet who want to make a difference. I have a feeling some of you might have been influenced -- like I've been -- by Oprah and her message to "do better."
So today, on the last day of her last show, I wanted to open up this discussion on Oprah. What has she taught you?
P.S. In case Oprah is watching: Thank you for 25 incredible years! I'm looking forward to seeing what you do next!
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