Oprah Winfrey is opening up about how the trauma she faced in childhood helped her to build the skills she needed to do her life's work. It is because I was sexually abused, raped, that I have such empathy for people who've experienced that," said Winfrey. Winfrey said her 25 years hosting "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which frequently dealt with challenging topics, proved to be a kind of "therapy" for her. "The first time I was able to admit that I had been sexually abused, raped, assaulted as a 9-year-old happened on television," she recalled. I'm afraid I'm going to get that whipping,'" she said.
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