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Old 28 May 2014, 02:37 PM
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Icon07 Dr. Maya Angelou dies at age 86

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Dr. Maya Angelou has died at age 86.

Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines told WFMY News 2 that Angelou's caregiver found her dead in her home Wednesday morning.
http://www.11alive.com/story/news/na...-dies/9663031/
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Old 28 May 2014, 04:48 PM
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This makes me incredibly sad. RIP, Maya Angelou.
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Old 28 May 2014, 04:52 PM
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What a gift she was to the world.
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Old 28 May 2014, 09:01 PM
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I had no idea she was that old! Beautiful inside and out...
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Old 28 May 2014, 09:12 PM
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The Onion had a great bit about her, capturing the range of things she had done quite well.
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Old 29 May 2014, 12:59 AM
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The NY Times has a good piece about her life and accomplishments: Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies
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Old 29 May 2014, 05:06 AM
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I had forgotten, if I ever knew, that she was in Roots.
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Old 29 May 2014, 09:34 AM
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I will miss her voice. She had a beautiful voice and laugh. They played a tape on the radio of Ms. Angelou reading And Still I Rise. I couldn't leave the car until she had finished.
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