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Saudi Arabian Women Find Role Model In Oprah

10/19/2008 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

Once a month, Nayla says, she writes a letter to Oprah Winfrey.

A young Saudi homemaker who covers her face in public might not seem to have much in common with an American talk show host whose image is known to millions. Like many women in this conservative desert kingdom, Nayla does not usually socialize with people outside her extended family, and she never leaves her house unless chaperoned by her husband.

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