By Katie Steiner

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More than 15,000 people packed into the Xcel Energy Center for Oprah Winfrey’s 2020 Vision Tour.

Oprah told the crowd it was all about improving the lives around her.

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“I really just want to take what I know and offer it in kindness, in grace, and in blessings, so it can help others. So I am so glad that you are open to receive it , I want you to receive it,” Winfrey said.

And they received it with open arms. Janet Meier was one of the fans just waiting to hear her speech.

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“We are feeling excited and motivated but we are really ready and really motivated for 2020,” Meier said.

Kat Freihammer has been a huge fan for a long time.

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“I have been watching Oprah since 1986 when she started and I was a middle school student. And I would watch her after school and I watched her ever since,” Freihammer explained. “She does good for people and has a great heart, and she’s a decent human being. It’s amazing. It’s a dream come true to be here.”

Katie Steiner