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05.28.14

Viral Video of the Day: Maya Angelou Recites 'Still I Rise'

The late renaissance woman performs her iconic poem

Dr. Maya Angelou—renowned poet, actress, Civil Rights activist, professor, among many other prestigious titles—has passed away at the age of 86.

As a tribute to her extraordinary life and work, here is Angelou herself, reciting one of her most enduring poems, the life-affirming ‘Still I Rise.’

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