Behind the Saudi veil, dreams pinned on Oprah

09/22/2008 | NYTimes.com

Saudi women, veiled, powerless and forbidden from leading lives in public, draw hope from a distant model of self-empowerment: Oprah Winfrey. "I feel that Oprah truly understands me," said one Saudi woman. "Sometimes I think that she is the only person in the world who knows how I feel."

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