Farewell Angelou

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by KellyOne of the greats, Maya Angelou, poet, performer and political activist, died on Wednesday at the age of 86. In honor of her life, NPR played a 1986 interview with TerriGross where Angelou, in her lyrical, melodious way poured out a wealth of writerly gems and revelations. As soon as I heard the interview, I went home and transcribed my favorite quotes to savor their wisdom in the days to come. . . .

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