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Maya Angelou Passes at 86

May 28, 2014|

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Mya Angelou arrived into the company presidents after an improbable journey. We missing casually as again this student. We did asleep this at word. She punctuated her poetry with plea of hope. And a constant call to -- from misery. Leaving behind nights at -- And Syria. It's in -- a -- miraculously clear. I have around. This is what she did to become an author poet actress songwriter dancer college professor historian. She was the winner of three Grammy Awards and director and producer of movies. -- She rose up from a humble childhood and stamps Arkansas she went on to master five foreign languages and live in Africa. That's where she met Malcolm X from the time I was eight until I was almost thirteen. And didn't speak his influence positioned her as a prominent voice in civil rights in the 1960s. And and know how people see. Their world -- Cynthia -- -- -- blacks blacks into your world with no place that's very rare if at all. Agents conceal well with no -- Latinos. Affect people are still well note for him and stay back and I look at books everyone living network. As free bird sleeps on the back of the wins. -- most acclaimed work I know why the caged bird sings is her story to the age of seventeen. That's -- she quit high school to support her son as a single mother. They caged bird sings with a fifth -- fail. Things -- -- -- -- long -- still Aniston is paired on the distance here for the case very sings of freedom. Possibly her crowning moment came here when she was asked to write a -- for the 1993 presidential inauguration. Com. You may stand up on my back and face your distant fifth -- me and. And the whole. And the dream. Of this. And soul. --