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Maya Angelou and Her Storied Career

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    Maya Angelou has a long list of accomplishments under her belt, but one that she received back in 2010 may have topped them all. Maya Angelou joins a very select group of individuals that have been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Obama awarded Ms. Angelou this distinct honor because of her "unbending determination to fight for civil rights and inspire every one of us to recognize and embrace the possibility and potential that we each hold." Her writings have transcended generations as give a first person account of the difficulties that many African Americans faced on a daily basis. Thoughts on Maya Angelou and her storied career?