Oprah Winfrey Hails Healthcare Workers As “The Best Of Us”, Quotes Nelson Mandela During One World: Together At Home Speech
Oprah Winfrey Calls Healthcare Workers “The Best Of Us”
Oprah Winfrey gave an uplifting speech during her One World: Together At Home speech. The 66-year-old called healthcare workers ‘the best of us’. She said:
‘They truly are the best of us. And their compassion and their true acts of service is a call to action for all of us.
‘We need to ensure that governments around the world step up now and provide the health care workers with the equipment, with the funds, with the support they need.’
Oprah also quoted Nelson Mandela, ‘Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.’
She added: ‘When thinking of Mandela’s words. I think of the courage and resilience of the people of South Africa.
‘Fifty-six million brave souls who have endured so much for so long, and now have to face down this pandemic, while also reconciling on a daily basis injustice and inequality, and communities still ransacked by HIV and AIDs. But they keep going.’
While concluding her speech, the American media executive said, ‘Tonight, we stand as one world, united in our fight to rid the world of this disease and to ensure that nothing like this even happens again. And when and if it does, we will be ready.’
Oprah has already donated $10million to COVID-19 relief efforts.
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