The family of Maya Angelou arranged a private memorial service Saturday at Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel, where the writer had taught for more than 30 years. First lady Michelle Obama, Former President Clinton and Oprah Winfrey paid tribute to Angelou along with family, friends and admirers.
Angelou died May 28 at age 86.
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Maya Angelou: Timeline for a Phenomenal Woman
1. 1928 – A Childhood Too Rough For Words1 of 8
2. 1945 – Motherhood, And A Dream2 of 8
3. 1950s – A Career in Show Business3 of 8
4. 1960s – Empowered by Words and Pride4 of 8
5. 1969 - An Autobiography Changes Everything5 of 8
6. 1974 – Autobiographies Keep Coming6 of 8
7. 1978 - Iconic Poems Released7 of 8
8. 1998 - A Directing First8 of 8
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