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5/28/14 at 11:39 AM 1 Comments

The Inspirational Words of Maya Angelou

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(This article was originally posted in The Book Room - The Christian Post's new section for book enthusiasts and authors.)

News reports surfacing Wednesday morning report poet and author Maya Angelou died at age 86. Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines told North Carolina's WFMY News 2 that Angelou was found death in her home.

Angelou overcame racism and rape to become an American poet laureate. The noted literary figure was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Arts in 2000, the Lincoln Medal in 2008, and 3 Grammy Awards according to the biography on her website. She is well known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Here are some Angelou's most famous words as they are illustrated on Pinterest.

On Faith:

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On Circumstances:

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On Creativity:

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