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Poet, Maya Angelou dies at age 86

Dr. Maya Angelou speaks at Congregation B nai Israel on January 16, 2014 in Boca Raton, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/Getty Images)

Renowned author and activist Maya Angelou through the years

Yahoo News

Author and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died. She was 86. (AP)

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