Shaquan Duley made national headlines after admitting to the police that she suffocated her 2-year-old and 18-month-old sons on August 16, 2010. The 29-year-old woman says she fought with her sister and mother that morning before taking her boys to her father's house. Duley says that after leaving his home, she drove to a gas station and purchased several packets of a combination pain remedy and sleep aid with the intention of overdosing herself and her sons. Watch as she discusses her state of mind at the time with Oprah.
After administering an unsuccessful overdose of a combination pain reliever and sleep aid to herself and her two young sons, Shaquan Duley made the decision to take their lives. Watch as she talks to Oprah about the horrific act.
After suffocating her two young sons in a hotel room, Shaquan Duley says, she tried to kill herself by driving into the North Edisto River in South Carolina with her sons' bodies strapped into their car seats. Watch as Duley talks to Oprah about how she got out of the car, whether the act was an attempted suicide or a cry for help, and why she confessed to the police.
On August 16, 2010, South Carolina mother Shaquan Duley suffocated her young sons to death in a hotel room as her then-5-year-old daughter, Saniya, was in the care of her grandmother and aunt. Now 7, Saniya is living with her grandmother while her mother is incarcerated. Watch as Oprah talks with Saniya about her mother, her brothers and how her life has changed.
Oprah spends the day in Fairfield, Iowa, one of the safest, greenest and most unusual communities in America. It's the last place you'd expect to find two huge golden domes built for the thousands of residents who rush there to meditate twice a day. Watch a sneak preview; then tune in for the full episode of Oprah's Next Chapter on Sunday, March 25, at 9/8c.
The Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment uses "consciousness-based education" to teach children from kindergarten to 12th grade everything from college prep to spiritual awakening. Watch as Oprah tours the school and shares a meditation session with some of the older students.
Fairfield is a quiet community nestled among the cornfields of Iowa. It's also the center of the transcendental movement in the United States. Many of the 9,000 residents who live here meditate every day, including the Winer family. Watch as the Winers reveal why they left an affluent suburb outside of Atlanta to move to Fairfield. Plus, find out how the architecture of homes in Fairfield can improve a homeowner's happiness.
Rush hour in Fairfield, Iowa, is unlike any other town in America. Twice a day, residents stop what they're doing and head to two giant golden domes to meditate. Watch as Oprah meets with the town's mayor and a founder of a nearby community to learn more about the practice of Transcendental Meditation and then tours the Bagambhrini Golden Dome of Pure Knowledge for women.
Pandits are professional meditators who practice Transcendental Meditation for hours a day in the name of world peace. For two to three years, many of these men from India devote their lives to this practice in the cornfields of Iowa. On the day Oprah visits, nearly 800 are in residence. They've never allowed television cameras to film them—until now. Watch as Oprah gets an unprecedented look into the life of a pandit.
Many homes in Fairfield, Iowa, are built in a style of architecture inspired by nature. Take a tour of one family's home and learn about the theory behind its layout.