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What Happened to the Single Mom Whose Wildest Dreams Came True?

Season 5 Episode 503
Aired on 03/29/2015 | CC tv-14
In 2010, a man named Jonathan wrote Oprah a letter about his hardworking mom, Denni Foster. Denni, a single mother of three children, worked day and night to make ends meet. With her hard-earned paychecks, she was able to put all three of her children through college. Although, after they graduated, she owed $78,000 in student loans.

Then, a call from The Oprah Show changed Denni's life. As part of Oprah's "Ultimate Wildest Dreams" show, Denni was surprised with a family trip to Italy, a year's pay, and best of all, news that every penny of her student loans had been paid. "You gave me a life," Denni said to Oprah. "How can I ever thank you?"

Now, five years later, Denni shares photos of her Italian vacation and reveals how she's giving back to those in need.

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