Oprah reveals her childhood abuse, 1986

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Oprah Reveals Childhood Sexual Abuse
On November 10, 1986, while doing a show with sexual abuse victims and their molesters, Oprah revealed to her audience that she was raped by a relative when she was 9 years old.

Since this show, Oprah has become an adovcate for sexual abuse survivors and devoted hundreds of shows to the topic. These shows helped put child predators behind bars, raised parents' awareness and gave victims a voice.

Watch Oprah's shocking confession