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What I Know For Sure - Part 6: Awe Summary & Analysis

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One evening, Oprah and her friend Bob Greene take a hike in Hawaii. They are in awe of the beautiful landscape around them and they stop to experience the peace and quiet of what she describes as "heaven on earth" (132). She encourages readers to find that same stillness to connect to "the deepest essence of life" (132). Oprah believes in miracles, including simple ones such as watching a sunset. She tells readers to open their eyes and hearts to begin to see the miracles in their own lives.

Oprah experienced significant awe when she heard the story of John Diaz, who survived a tragic and deadly plane crash. She recounts John's story of the crash and his escape to illustrate what she knows for sure: that it is an awesome gift to be alive. She emphasizes that there is no real meaning in life...

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