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Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou (1928–2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. Being a single mother, Angelou did various jobs to support herself and her son before becoming a writer. She reflected on her life struggles in seven autobiographies, among which ‘’I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’’ is the first one, and ‘’Mom & Me & Mom’’ is the last. She also published several books of poetry and three books of essays. Angelou received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.

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