Oprah's half-sister made major headlines this week, but today, the host sheds light on a family secret of a different sort. One that often goes unrecognized.

First Lady Michelle Obama visits the Oprah Winfrey Show today along with Tom Brokaw and Bob Woodward. The topic? The Bravest Families in America.

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We're not entirely sure if Oprah Winfrey being united with her half-sister really qualifies as the "miracle of miracles," as the talk show host hyped over the weekend.

But there is something truly remarkable about the discovery made by Oprah just prior to Thanksgiving: Patricia, the woman who spent years tracking down her birth mother and who learned in 2007 that she was related to one of the richest people on the planet, had multiple opportunities to sell this story to the tabloids.

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"For the most part my life has been an open book. I thought nothing could surprise me, but I was wrong."

So said Oprah Winfrey to kick off the latest edition of her talk show, which was taped this morning in Chicago. The episode had been hyped for days by Oprah, who teased viewers by saying she'd reveal a family secret that shook her to the core.

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Oprah Winfrey is just a messenger, folks. But she has an anxious world awaiting that next message.

In a new commercial for the next edition of her talk show, Winfrey says: "I was given some news that literally shook me to my core. This time, I'm the one being reunited. I was keeping a family secret for months, and on Monday you're going to hear it straight from me."

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During her discussion with reporters at yesterday's Television Critics Association press tour talked about the launching of OWN. At length.

The host went off about her role in the world and how she doesn't let herself watch TV. For what reason? Read for yourself...

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Sarah Palin fans may not tune in, but Oprah Winfrey takes the next significant step in her career on Saturday when she launches OWN.

The self-titled cable network is expected to reach nearly 80 million homes and, according to the goddess herself, will connect "you to your best self and to the world." Talk about a lofty goal!

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From one influential to woman to another, Oprah Winfrey has a message for Sarah Palin: best of luck with that 2012 Presidential campaign... you'll need it!

In the latest issue of Parade, the talk show host refers to the reality star as "charming and likable." But can she foresee Palin as President of the United States? No.

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Wolverine will live to fight, and look handsome, another day.

While filming an elaborate entrance onto the set of Oprah Winfrey's talk show this morning, Hugh Jackman zip-lined over the audience and crashed into a lighting rod suspended above the stage.

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Oprah Winfrey Biography

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Oprah Winfrey Quotes

I like money. It's good for buying things. What you want is money with meaning. Meaning is what brings real richness to your life.

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Anyone that tells you that having your own private jet isn't great is lying to you.