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By Lindsay Kronengold BRONZE, Jericho, New York
Lindsay Kronengold BRONZE, Jericho, New York
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   On February 14th, I had the chance of a lifetime. I knew that Whoopi Goldberg was a very special person and an accomplished actor, but I never expected her to be such an open and insightful person.

Before the interview, we waited anxiously in a small classroom at Emerson College. I did not know how she would react, or if she would even know why we were there. When Whoopi came in, there was a warm and friendly feeling from the start. She actually wanted to know about each of us, what we had done to bring us here, and asked about our backgrounds. I thought the interview would concentrate on her when in fact it began with us.

The best part of the day was hearing what Whoopi had to say. She took the time to connect with each of us in a special way. In addition to being extremely personable, she was deeply profound. She answered our questions honestly and from the heart with no topic off-limits.

When the interview was over, she wrote each of us a special note. Then, Whoopi asked us to sign our piece of writing. I could not believe that I was actually signing something for Whoopi Goldberg. It seemed ironic that the first time I ever signed an autograph, it was for a celebrity!

The time I spent with Whoopi Goldberg was inspiring. I have contemplated everything she said and know I learned a great deal from her. She offered us many thought-provoking opinions about life. The funny thing is, I think she learned a lot from me and the other students, too. This experience enabled me to believe that an intelligent and honest person with a kind and thoughtful nature can achieve success and fame.

Thank you, Whoopi Goldberg, and thank you, Teen Ink!

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i love this so much!

on Jan. 26 2016 at 6:08 am
arroomii BRONZE, Riyadh, Other
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It's amazing how she cares about others! Just shows that being famous doesn't mean you're self obsessed, right?

on Apr. 14 2015 at 9:57 am
Bless_survivor13 GOLD, Daytona Beach, Florida
10 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The realest people dont have them many friends "

wow dude this is so amamzing i wish to see more

on Jan. 8 2015 at 7:40 pm
Olaf.lover GOLD, Fairfax, Virginia
12 articles 2 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it is about learning to dance in the rain."

WoW! That seamed like an experience of a life time! Who knew she was such a caring person. She cares a lot about others by using her fame. Smart movie Goldburg! Also I think it's weird that you call her by her first name but, sounds like it was a lot of fun!

on Jan. 8 2014 at 3:26 pm
9spaceking PLATINUM, Chantily, Virginia
25 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Tragedy is when I cut my finger, comedy is when you fall into a sewer hole and die."

I meant "un-mindblowing"

on Jan. 8 2014 at 3:25 pm
9spaceking PLATINUM, Chantily, Virginia
25 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Tragedy is when I cut my finger, comedy is when you fall into a sewer hole and die."

this article seems a bit...unprofessional and "mindblowing" for number one Non-Fic. article on Teen Ink...I mean sure it's nice but it really wouldn't get a "6" if this was for an SAT essay.

on Nov. 22 2013 at 12:06 pm
BlairWaldorf BRONZE, Madison, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
They say summer love is fleeting, but sometimes what starts as a fling can lead to the real thing. A simple trip to the beach could be all it takes to clear our heads and open our hearts. And write a new ending to an old story. There are those who

meee tooo hehehehehe.... -_-

Jacob said...
on Feb. 14 2013 at 1:47 pm
I know i totally love her she is awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I won't to marry her hhehehehehhe

Jacob said...
on Feb. 14 2013 at 1:44 pm
Why would you ever post a comment like this? You really need to get your mouth washed out with soap.........If i see that you have poosted another comment like this i'm calling the police.....I aint playin i'm a country hick!!!!

on Dec. 21 2011 at 1:23 pm
whoopi goldberg is so cute i wanna hook up with her she gives me a hard nipple

on Dec. 3 2011 at 5:33 pm
brainiac SILVER, Grove City, Ohio
8 articles 1 photo 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future.

You're INCREDIBLY lucky! I wish I had that chance but maybe you should have included some of the actual interview.

on Sep. 22 2011 at 10:23 am
Willflower.-.-. BRONZE, Yuma, Arizona
2 articles 0 photos 72 comments

Favorite Quote:
This is us. This is who we are. We demand attention.

You are so luckiee!

on Jun. 15 2011 at 7:05 pm
Kelly-In-Wonderland GOLD, Westfield, New Jersey
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I think it's a video. ;D

on Jun. 10 2011 at 9:29 pm
gogreen1 SILVER, Gretna, Nebraska
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Ummmm. I don't see any of the interview whatsoever.

on Apr. 27 2011 at 2:48 pm
Kelly Milicia BRONZE, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Great piece I loved it... amazing work

poptart said...
on Mar. 14 2011 at 10:23 am
she sounds cool

skurach said...
on Mar. 14 2011 at 10:03 am
I love that you used the words contemplated and thought-provoking.

on Nov. 24 2010 at 8:59 am
ShivaniRaina SILVER, Nicosia, Other
8 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
If, with the literate, I am
Impelled to try an epigram,
I never seek to take the credit;
We all assume that Oscar said it.
--Dorothy Parker, referring to Oscar Wilde

She sounds like such an amazing person!

I really love her work, but this has only increased my respect for her.

shae said...
on Oct. 13 2010 at 2:24 pm

Love the questions


mmerino GOLD said...
on Oct. 13 2010 at 2:17 pm
mmerino GOLD, Littleton, Colorado
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Wow, I never knew she was so nice! Thats quite a privledge to be able to meet her!