Inspiration for a new name struck during a conversation with Bob Greene, her longtime exterior decorator, who described the land as a “fulfillment of a promise.” The Promised Land fit, and echoed a sentiment shared by one of Oprah’s heroes. “Dr. King said he would not get to the Promised Land, but one day, we might,” she recalls. “I think [this land] is the fulfillment of the promise that Dr. King spoke of.” [insert side-eye]
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