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After 18 number-one hits, 67 albums, more than 100 million records sold and half a century in the spotlight, the legendary Diana Ross is more than a music icon. She also symbolizes what can happen when a little girl dares to dream—a little girl like Oprah, who watched the Supremes on The Ed Sullivan Show back in 1964.
"I have to really keep myself from going into the ugly cry," Oprah says about interviewing Diana, "Because of how much this legend, this woman means to me and my life. ... I'm going to try to keep it together."
Watch Oprah's emotional explanation of what Diana Ross means to her.