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Oprah Winfrey Is Thrilled to Meet a Kid Who Doesn't Know Her Name

by Jackie Willis 8:29 AM PDT, April 28, 2017
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Oprah Winfrey managed to find one of the only people in America who doesn't know her name!

The OWN offices participated in Bring Your Child to Work Day on Thursday, and upon meeting one of the kids, it was clear to Winfrey that the youngster wasn't familiar with her celebrity status. "Ten dollars, what's my name?" she mused, giving the kid 10 seconds to answer. "Starts with an 'O.' How many 'O' names are there? Come on!"

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Winfrey finally gave in and declared that her name was "Oprah!"

Photo: Instagram

The Queen of Talk was clearly tickled that the child didn't know her super famous name, as she shared the moment on her Instagram story. "It's hard to impress kids these days," she quipped.

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While the 63-year-old star is clearly great with kids, she revealed in the April issue of Good Housekeeping U.K. why she never wanted children of her own. "I didn’t want babies. I wouldn’t have been a good mom for babies," Winfrey admitted. "I don’t have the patience. I have the patience for puppies, but that’s a quick stage!"

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