Maya Angelou, celebrated poet and author of 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' dies at 86

  • by: HILLEL ITALIE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 29, 2014 - 3:50 AM

NEW YORK — Maya Angelou was a woman of many identities — poet foremost among them — but those who knew her well made sure to address her as Dr. Angelou, out of respect for all the honorary degrees she received.

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