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Oprah's Favorite Giveaway

Oprah's Favorite Giveaway

Nov 6, 2006-- Over the years, television's Oprah Winfrey has given away everything from cars and homes to cookies and sweaters on her show. But last week, she gave away a different sort of gift -- the gift of giving. Every member of Oprah's audience received $1,000 and a Sony DVD Handycam, with one catch: the more than 300 audience members were told they had to use the money for a good cause. "You're going to open your hearts, you're going to be really creative, and you're going to spend it all at once on one stranger or spend a dollar on every person," she said. "Imagine the love and kindness you can spread with $1,000." Audience members will have one week to come up with a plan for their money, and will submit videotapes of their "giveaways" for online viewing. (3026 reads)

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