03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Oprah Visits Family Of Abuse Victim In South Africa

Oprah Winfrey paid a secret visit Sunday to her elite Leadership Academy Girls School in South Africa, which has been embroiled with abuse allegations after a 12-year-old pupil aired claims of misconduct.

"The meeting went well. It took about two hours, and I appreciate that Oprah took time to listen," the girl's father told PEOPLE exclusively. The session with Winfrey included him, his wife and their daughter. "Oprah looked beautiful and was so easy to talk to. It went very smoothly."

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