Moment #6: Nate Berkus Shares His Tsunami Survival Story

Season 1 Episode 105
Aired on 09/18/2012 | CC tv-pg
Oprah Show designer Nate Berkus and his partner, Fernando Bengoechea, were vacationing in Sri Lanka when a devastating tsunami hit in December 2004. Nate survived; Fernando went missing that day and is presumed to have been killed in the tsunami. Just days after arriving home, Nate shared his story on air. Watch part of that show and find out why Oprah was hesitant to do the interview with this member of the Harpo family.