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

Oprah Promises "Best Year Ever" At Her School Following Abuse Scandal

Oprah Winfrey admits that she was "devastated" by the allegations of physical and sexual abuse at her Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. But looking back at the institution's tumultuous first year, Winfrey says "I don't regret" opening the school.

Now the students are off on summer break, but the talk-show host is already looking forward to the start of another academic year. "The school is going to be better because that happened," she said. "We're going to come back and have best year ever!"

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