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Oprah Blesses An Atlanta Middle School With $5M


Oprah is at again! While visiting the Atlanta Ron Clark Academy in celebration of the middle schools 10th anniversary she gave them a present like no other.

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Fox 5 reports, Oprah surprised the school by blessing them with $5 million to show her support for the nonprofit academy Saturday night, November 4.

The money will be used to build the schools performing arts program which the school was raising money for. They managed to raise $7 million on their own.

“You all are doing such great work,” said Oprah to an auditorium filled with parents, staff and students

This is not the first time Oprah has helped the school. Back in 2011, she met the founder of the school Ron Clark who called, “one of her all-time favorite teachers.”

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She also attended the schools 2010 graduation as a speaker. This year she was there to recognize the schools work in influencing the lives of its students over the years.

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(Source: Fox 5)

(Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

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