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Author and Poet Maya Angelou has died.

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Poet Maya Angelou has died at 86 after a long illness at her home in North Carolina.
Angelou wrote more than 30 books and receive dozen of honorary degrees, she was one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time, a celebrated poet, novelist, educator, producer, actress, filmmaker and civil rights activist.
Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty to become a cultural icon, gained fame and prestige for her first book, her autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” making her one of the first African-American women to write a best-seller.

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