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O, The Oprah Magazine

O, The Oprah Magazine May 2020

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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst
Frequency:
One-off

in this issue

2 min.
20th anniversary give-o-way

HOW TO ENTER Step 1 Find the 20 icons (pictured at left) scattered throughout the pages of this issue. There’s one for each day of the sweepstakes. Step 2 Once a day from April 21 to May 10, you can enter for a chance to win at oprahmag.com/20days by typing in that day’s special code, which you can find on that day’s icon. Entering daily will increase your chance of winning. SPECIAL THANKS TO: FedEx Office is the official packing and shipping provider for the O List 20th Anniversary Give-O-way. For all your packing and shipping needs, visit fedexoffice.com. Gift wrap for the O List 20th Anniversary Give-O-way is provided by Gift Wrap My Face. For the perfect packaging, go to giftwrapmyface.com. The fun officially begins April 21 at 12:01 a.m. ET! For detailed rules go to oprahmag.com/20days. NO…

1 min.
rosy and riveting

“It’s a little revealing but not risqué, and the shape is so complementary—fitted on top and then it just flows from there.”—DENNIS BASSO GET THE LOOK Soft and understated, rose is one of those shades that flatter every skin tone and haircolor, says Adam Glassman. Sweeten up your style with clothing, accessories, and makeup in the prettiest of pinks.…

2 min.
life lessons

Kiran Millwood Hargrave AUTHOR LONG STORY SHORT, PAGE 103 One of my biggest aha moments was…realizing my self-worth didn’t have to rely on my work. Twenty years ago, I…was 9, and I wanted to be the first woman on Mars. There’s still time! Something I’ve learned from Oprah is… that change is difficult but not always bad. As a homebody, I’ve struggled to shed my security blankets. But since I’ve become more accepting of change, I’m a lot happier. Raymond Weber, CHEF “TRUFFLES AND TEQUILA,” PAGE 126 Twenty years ago, I…had just gotten my driver’s license and was working with my father in a pizza place in Cincinnati. That experience taught me about people from different backgrounds and the basics of cooking and organization. And that a fast-paced environment is fun. I’m living my best…

1 min.
q this month we wondered…

Bringing my son home from Guatemala. Adoption was a long process, but so worth it!CARLA ANN ILIESCU New York CityEating my first “real” meal after I finished hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in my 20s—the most delicious pizza from a mountain-town bar.AMANDA COLE Kent, OhioParticipating in Bob Greene’s 20 Years Younger challenge for the Oprah show. I made so many new friends, and most of us stay in touch through a private Facebook group.CINDY HEAD Chester, South CarolinaSitting among a family of mountain gorillas in Rwanda in 2002.MARY HURST Newburgh, IndianaMy first time on a plane. I went to Nairobi!NANSUBUGA IRENE Kampala, UgandaSeeing the Duomo, the cathedral in Milan, at midnight in the pouring rain—with no other tourists around!JENNIFER ZURZOLO Colorado Springs Our Next Question What’s the one place you always take…

1 min.
your take

Q JEWELRY: SILVER OR GOLD? 50% NOTHING’S AS GOOD AS GOLD 50% I’M A SILVER FOX! STORY, PAGE 51 Q A DEVICE THAT LETS YOU PRINT YOUR OWN MAKEUP WOULD BE… 62% FINE, I GUESS? 38% THE COOLEST INVENTION EVER STORY, PAGE 74 Q HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN READING O? 61% MORE THAN TEN YEARS—I’M AN OLDIE 39% LESS THAN TEN YEARS—I’M A NEWBIE! STORY, PAGE 120 Q HOW DO YOU POWER DOWN BEFORE GOING TO BED? 60% HELLO, NETFLIX AND CHILL! 40% A GOOD BOOK WORKS LIKE A DREAM STORY, PAGE 94 Q SPICY FOODS: YAY OR NAY? 55% I’M MORE MILD THAN WILD 45% THE HOTTER, THE BETTER! STORY, PAGE 139 WE WANT YOUR TAKE! TO WEIGH IN ON FUTURE TOPICS, FOLLOW US @oprahmagazine 4/24/20 CODE: 424 JEWELRY: COURTESY OF JENNY BIRD. MAKEUP: JEFFREY WESTBROOK. COVER: PATRICK DEMARCHELIER. ALL OTHERS: GETTY IMAGES…

2 min.
here we go!

THIS IS HOW I ALWAYS hear people describe motherhood: You give birth, you blink, and next thing you know, your little baby is dropping off the grandkids for a visit. Where does the time go? Yesterday I had no idea that TOC stood for table of contents; today we’re celebrating O’s 20th anniversary! In this special issue, we’re looking back at our two decades with, among others, the people who were here right from the start (page 106). We also asked you, our readers, to tell us about the stories that made a difference in your life; your heartfelt, sometimes surprising answers begin on page 120. And what’s a party without two of my all-time favorite things, truffles and tequila? My chef Raymond Weber whipped up three sublime recipe pairings—think truffle…