UPDATE 1-First lady, Bill Clinton to honor Maya Angelou at memorial service

June 7, 2014 1:48 PM

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 7 (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama and former President Bill Clinton will be among the speakers honoring poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou at a private memorial service in North Carolina on Saturday.

Media magnate Oprah Winfrey and actress Cicely Tyson will also pay tribute to their friend at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, where Angelou taught for three decades, according to the program for the service.

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