As a boy growing up in the suburbs of New York City, David Copperfield—formerly David Seth Kotkin—says he faced harsh discipline from his mother. Watch as he describes her "lovingly abusive" tactics and explains why she didn't want him to become a magician.
Tune in Sunday, July 15, at 10/9c for more from Oprah's interview with David Copperfield.
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