With hundreds of students gathered in the school's courtyard, Ms. Dunning reads her letter aloud for The Oprah Show cameras. "The boys come from a variety of cultures and nationalities with 90 percent from a non-English speaking background. Although they are all different, we all love hip-hop music, including Jay-Z," she says. "Jay-Z has let my students see that you can come from the bottom and reach the top."
As she reads, a special guest makes his surprise appearance...triple-platinum rapper Jay-Z!
Watch the Canterbury Boys High School greet their surprise guest.