He is a success story who had all the odds stacked against him. About 20 years ago, Chris Gardner was a single parent trying to raise his son on the streets, while working tirelessly to improve their lives. Today, after years of struggle, Chris is the CEO of his own stock brokerage, making millions of dollars. Dr. Angelou talks with Chris about the movie based on his life, The Pursuit of Happyness, and about mentorship, being a role model and helping others.
Dr. Angelou also talks about her work with the Maya Angelou Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., which offers disadvantaged students a second chance at an education. Plus, fellow Oprah Radio host Dr. Oz talks to Dr. Angelou about the Dr. Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health.
Printed from Oprah.com on Saturday, December 7, 2013