Dr. Maya Angelou’s Greatest Words of Wisdom

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A Legendary Voice

On May 28, revered poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou passed away after a long-fought illness at the age of 86. In her lifetime, she overcame poverty to break barriers in American literature, earning countless accolades and the admiration of followers from around the world.

Her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, is among the most celebrated works of our time, and she continues to inspire generations of women with her message of self-love, courage and perseverance. Here’s a look back at Dr. Angelou’s most stirring words of wisdom every woman should hear. By Britt Middleton

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