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'I have something to say about being a human being'

At 75, poet Maya Angelou is still sharing a message of tolerance, trust, and courage

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / February 11, 2004

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It might have been the first time in the history of Symphony Hall that a writer got a standing ovation just for walking onstage. That's what happened Friday night when poet and autobiographer Maya Angelou appeared stage left, resplendent in burgundy and gold, and walked slowly forward to a plexiglass podium. The walls were shaking before she opened her mouth. ... (Full Article: 1635 Words)

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