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Maya Angelou

Summary: A biography of Maya Angelou, a poet and author who has shown through her life experience her ability to live up to the words of her famous poem, "And Still I Rise."
Maya Angelou: She Still Rises

"You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies; you may trod me in the very dirt, But still like dust, I'll rise" (Angelou). Those are just a few words written by Maya Angelou in her famous poem, "And Still I Rise." Many people consider that such poem, her anthem, her everyday words in which she experienced. Although she has a very successful adult life as a poet, historian, author, actress, civil-right activist, cook (Butzin-H2), director, dancer and so much more, her childhood was filled with its share of hardships and struggles. Throughout the years, Angelou has touched the lives of many people with her talents, abilities and desires to better mankind, all because she still rises.

On April 4, 1929, in a segregated area in St. Louis, Missouri, Marguerite Johnson was born to Vivian and Bailey Johnson. Life in St. Louis...

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