Soon after, Oprah's mother shipped Oprah off to her father in Nashville.
When Oprah decided to add more "children" to the home, she asked Cesar Millan to help the dogs, especially Sophie, to adjust to one another.
Oprah added 3 Golden Retrievers in 2005, Luke, Layla, and Gracie.
Beginning with the Bible, Oprah's love of books and reading has been a prominent part of her entire life.
With the introduction of Oprah's Book Club, Oprah has singlehandedly brought reading back into the American household.
Oprah also owns a large amount of land in Maui, Hawaii with a renovated "American Farmhouse" which was designed by Elissa Cullman.
Oprah sold her once cherished 164 acre farm in La Porte County, Indiana.The 152 girls Oprah hand-picked will be well taken care of by their surrogate mother.To be close to them and be able to watch over their care, Oprah is building a home for herself on the campus.She became an honors student, won a full scholarship to Tennessee State University, and was crowned Miss Black Tennessee by age 18.As soon as she became a student at Tennessee State, Oprah dived into broadcast media, working at a nearby Nashville radio station.The farm she purchased in 1988 contained a 9700 square-foot home and swimming pool.