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Legendary Poet Maya Angelou dies at age 86

 

 

Poet Maya Angelou dies at age 86

 

Poet and essayist Maya Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86, according to reports in her hometown of Winston-Salem.

Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines told WFMY News 2 that Angelou’s caregiver found her dead in her home Wednesday morning.

Angelou is best known for her award-winning writing, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Angelou was a high school dropout who went on to become a professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University.

Source:  USA Today

 

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RIP Maya Angelou

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