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Maya Angelou postage stamp revealed
Maya Angelou postage stamp revealed

The U.S. Postal Service has revealed its Forever postage stamp featuring Maya Angelou, the poet and author widely known for her autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." The stamp has a portrait of Angelou alongside a quote from the author: "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." Angelou was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011 by President Obama and recited a poem at President Clinton's 1993 inauguration. She died last year at 86. The author's long creative life included stage performances that earned her a Tony nomination, recording a calypso record, writing for the screen, directing a...

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