Posted: Tuesday January 22, 2013 12:27 AM

Oprah says Lance can be hero again

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Oprah Winfrey says Lance Armstrong has the opportunity to be a hero again.

She says the hardest thing Armstrong has done in his life is confess in an interview with her last week that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win his seven Tour de France titles.

Winfrey says we are a society that wants to forgive and, if Armstrong does the work to become a good human being, he can rise again.

The media mogul and former talk show host spoke briefly about the disgraced cyclist during a lecture in Edmonton, her first stop on a tour through Western Canada.
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