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Did Princess Fannie's Story Have a Fairy-Tale Ending?

Season 5 Episode 508
Aired on 05/16/2015 | CC tv-14
Fannie Eugene's live-to-give spirit was so inspiring that she received two Oprah Show surprises! In February 2003, Oprah donned a crown and scepter to bestow a very important honor on Fannie: Princess for a Day. To give her the royal break she deserved, Oprah treated Fannie to maid service for a year, an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City and a new van.

Then, in 2005, Fannie and her family lost everything in Hurricane Katrina. The van that Oprah had given her helped them safely escape the storm, but two years after Katrina blew through New Orleans, Oprah found out that Fannie and her husband were still living in a FEMA trailer. Design guru Nate Berkus jumped in to help restore Fannie's home, decorating each room personally.

Today, Fannie is still living in that beautiful home. Watch the above video to find out more about this all-time Oprah Show favorite.

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