Rags to Riches
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Film Actress, Entrepreneur, Producer, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer / 1954 -
Billionaire Oprah Winfrey has hosted her own internationally popular talk show since 1986. She is also an actress, philanthropist, publisher, and producer.
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profile name: Oprah Winfrey profile occupation: Film Actress, Entrepreneur, Producer, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer
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profile name: Justin Bieber profile occupation: Singer
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profile name: J.K. Rowling profile occupation: Author
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profile name: Andrew Carnegie profile occupation: Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
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profile name: Johnny Cash profile occupation: Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
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profile name: Michael Oher profile occupation: Football Player
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When it comes to singing about struggle and emotion, there are few genres that match the intensity of country music. Country music was born from musicians that were brave enough to wear their hearts on their sleeves from happiness to heartache. Because of country icons like Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton and Jimmie Rodgers, this southern, soulful genre has grown to become loved by many. Browse through the legends that established country music as the popular genre that it is today.
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Get more on the members of the English-Irish boy band the Wanted, including Siva Kaneswaran, Max George, Nathan Sykes, Jay McGuiness and Tom Parker. The group's debut single, "All Time Low," hit the No. 1 spot on the U.K. singles chart. Their self-titled debut album was also a success, reaching No. 4 in the United Kingdom and generating three U.K. Top 20 singles.
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They are American icons—they're on our dollars and coins, they are the subject of our monuments, and we live our daily lives in the world their ideas helped create. America's "Founding Fathers" include George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and of course, Benjamin Franklin. These men, together with several other key players of their time, structured the American democracy and left a legacy that has shaped the world. But beyond their legends, these men were human beings who led complex and fascinating lives. Learning their stories helps us better understand what made them tick, as well as their influence on our world today.
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