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Oprah surprises women meditating at Iowa school

Updated: January 23, 2012 3:08AM

FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Oprah Winfrey made a surprise visit to a private school in Iowa to meditate with more than 400 women.

No one in the Maharishi School meditation group knew the TV personality was going to be there until Winfrey, who heads the OWN television network, arrived with a film crew Wednesday, said participant Suzanne Stryker.

The private Maharishi School specializes in “consciousness-based education” for kindergarten through 12th grade.

Director Richard Beall said Winfrey spoke with students about her spiritual journey. Winfrey and her spokesmen could not be reached for comment.


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