Katrina survivors get the big news from Oprah.

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These families thought they had gathered to interview for a Habitat for Humanity® home, but little did they know, Oprah was backstage with a big announcement.

"I want you to look around at all the people that are here, because you might have come in with people who were strangers, but I want you to know that as of today, you will all become neighbors," Oprah said. "Every family here is getting a new Habitat home—nobody deserves it more than everybody in this room."

For the first time, Habitat for Humanity® is allowing Oprah's Angel Network to not only build houses, but also furnish them. As an added bonus, Nate Berkus will be decorating all 50 homes!
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