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A Secret Millionaire Surprise 
Dani Johnson of Secret Millionaire
Dani Johnson grew up on welfare, was pregnant with her first child at 17, and homeless at 21. Despite all odds, Dani became a millionaire by age 23, starting her empire by selling a weight loss product from her car trunk. Now, she's a business owner, best-selling author and motivational speaker.

She's also one of the featured participants in ABC's new reality series Secret Millionaire. The show takes some of America's most successful self-made millionaires and puts them in the country's poorest areas. The goal of the experiment is to find and ultimately reward the unsung heroes who hold these communities up.

For one week, Dani gives up everything, hiding her true identity and living on $40 a week in a cramped one-bedroom apartment in the impoverished Western Heights neighborhood of Knoxville, Tennessee. "I once was on welfare. There were times where I can remember where I got home at 9 at night and had popcorn for dinner because there would be no food," she says. "I'm really super excited and nervous at the same time for the opportunity to be able to do this."
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FROM: Inside Fascinating Lives: Secret Millionaire
Published on February 17, 2011

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    Twin Sisters' Chilling Childhood
    Twins Kellie and Kathie Henderson as children
    Kellie Henderson was just a child when she was forced to do the unthinkable: stand guard for her oldest brother Andrew while he raped her twin sister Kathie in the basement of their family's Wichita, Kansas, home.

    Kellie knew all about the horror Kathie was going through—because it was happening to her too.

    According to the twins, Andrew started molesting them when they were 5 years old and he was 10. At a time when most kindergartners are having play dates and living carefree lives, Kellie and Kathie were being fondled and molested in their own home—at the hands of a sibling. Soon, the twins' other older brother Matthew also began abusing them, and Kellie and Kathie say there came a time when they were being raped almost every day.

    After years of living in fear, Kellie and Kathie worked up the courage to tell their mother what was happening. She told the twins' father...and he raped them too.

    Watch Kellie and Kathie tell their story in their own words. Watch  

    Now, at 19, Kellie and Kathie are speaking out about their chilling childhood and the brave neighbors who helped them escape their abusers. "By coming forward, police tell us they have already had a profound impact on their hometown so we thought, 'Imagine the effect their story could have on our audience around the world,'" Oprah says.

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    FROM: Exclusive: Raped by Their Father and Brothers - Twin Sisters Come Forward
    Published on February 08, 2011
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      Golden Sisters: Meet Mary (81, The Big Sister)
      Mary
      Mary was born during the Great Depression to a large Italian family that could not really afford another child, but welcomed her with open arms. Growing up in the Bronx in the 1940s and 50s was a magical time for Mary. The neighborhood was alive and that's where Mary learned of life and love. Mary also played a role in raising her twin sisters Josie and Teresa and remembers the day they were born and what a surprise they were to her father. "No one was expecting twins!" Mary, now widowed, met her beloved Jack there before moving out west to the San Fernando Valley in California. Mary has two sons, four grandsons and one great-granddaughter who she loves with all her heart. When not at the salon touching up the hairdos of her surviving client list, Mary is preparing for her next trip to the casinos. Mary believes that one of the greatest joys in life is eating and the thought of dying on an empty stomach sickens her: "You'd be stupid to die on a diet."

      To learn more about Golden Sisters, click here.

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