|Maya Angelou reciting her poem,|
"On the Pulse of Morning",
at President Bill Clinton's inauguration in
I'll admit I have not read her book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" but I have heard about this famous lady and reading about here amazing life in the CBC article my admiration has skyrocketed. What an amazing beautiful soul. R.I.P Maya Angelou - now we have another beautiful angel watching over us.
Her website is so busy you can't access it but here's the http://www.mayaangelo.com
Here's Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_Angelou
Maya Angelou (/ /; born Marguerite Ann Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American author and poet. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years. She received dozens of awards and over thirty honorary doctoral degrees. Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), tells of her life up to the age of seventeen, and brought her international recognition and acclaim. Read more
If you are note familiar with her life you should definitely read up because you will be inspired and enlightened.
|President Barack Obama presenting Angelou with the |
Presidential Medal of Freedom, 2011- Wikipedia
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