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Oprah Winfrey writes a touching tribute to Sidney Poitier

Oprah Winfrey has expressed her sadness over the death of Hollywood’s first significant Black movie star, Sidney Poitier.

Oprah Winfrey shared a heartfelt message in honor of Poitier on Instagram.

She wrote, “For me, the greatest of the ‘Great Trees’ has fallen: Sidney Poitier. My honor to have loved him as a mentor. Friend. Brother. Confidant. Wisdom teacher. The utmost, highest regard and praise for his most magnificent, gracious, eloquent life. I treasured him. I adored him. He had an enormous soul I will forever cherish. Blessings to Joanna and his world of beautiful daughters.”

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Along with her homage, Oprah shared a beautiful photo of herself hugging Poitier.

Poitier, who made history as the first African-American to receive an Academy Award for Best Actor for his part in Lilies of the Field, died on Friday at the age of 94. Six children, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren survive him.




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