6 Companies That Got a Lift From Oprah

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College Hunks Hauling Junk, Washington, D.C., No. 156

At the behest of Oprah’s producers, College Hunks Hauling Junk dispatched 4 trucks and 10 workers to remove stuff from the home of a compulsive hoarder. The company's web traffic spiked that day, and the segment went smoothly enough that the College Hunks were invited on the show a second time. Now, “when Oprah calls we drop everything,” CEO Nick Friedman says,