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Title: Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014 RIP
Post by: MuffyBee on May 28, 2014, 10:12:29 AM
http://www.wfaa.com/news/260922461.html
Legendary author Maya Angelou dies
May 28, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM -- Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress whose work defied description under a simple label, has died, her publicist, Helen Brann, said Thursday.
She died at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., Brann said.
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Title: Re: Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014 RIP
Post by: MuffyBee on May 28, 2014, 10:15:18 AM
http://www.wfaa.com/entertainment/more/13-of-Maya-Angelous-best-quotes-260923841.html
13 of Maya Angelou's best quotes
May 28, 2014

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Credit:  CNN


American author and poet Maya Angelou has died, according to media reports. She was known for her prolific words. USA TODAY Network lists 13 of her best quotes.
1. "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
2. "I am a Woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal Woman,
that's me."
3. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
4. "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."
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Title: Re: Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014 RIP
Post by: MuffyBee on May 28, 2014, 10:17:09 AM
A very comprehensive article, imo.

http://www.wfaa.com/news/national/260925961.html
University: Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86
May 28, 2014


Title: Re: Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014 RIP
Post by: MuffyBee on June 05, 2014, 04:27:08 PM
A certain hate group under the guise of being a church was going to protest Maya Angelou's funeral.  I'm not mentioning their name or initials, as to avoid giving the haters any attention.  From what I've read today, it would appear they have changed their minds.  I hope so.