Poet Maya Angelou dies at age 86

May 28, 2014 4:36 PM

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Poet Maya Angelou dies at age 86

Poet and essayist Maya Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86, her publisher, Random House, has confirmed.

Winston-Salem, N.C., Mayor Allen Joines told WFMY News 2 that Angelou's caregiver found her dead in her home Wednesday morning.

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