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If you dont know why the cage bird sings you should ask Maya Angelou Maya Angelou is a very famous lady She is a literary artist who has many honors and awards Working for Dr Martin Luther King Jr was one of her honors The awards she won were for her poem I know why the cage bird sings also other poems and books Maya Angelou was born on April 4 1928 her childhood was no walk in the park When she was three her parents divorced and she was sent to live with her brother Bailey to live with their grandmother in Stamps Arkansas At seven she was molested by her mothers boyfriend when she was visiting her in Chicago She told her brother who told their uncle and her attacker was killed She felt her words had killed him so she didnt talk for five years Next in her third autobiography singin and swingin and gettin marry like christmas Miss Angelou married a Greek sailor Toss Angelos in 1949 They divorced after three years No one really knows how many times she had been married Maya Angelou toured Europe with a production of the Opera Porgy and Bess in 1954-1955 After hearing Dr Martin Luther King Jr speak for the first time in 1960 she was inspired to join the civil Rights Movement Furthermore Maya Angelou is one of the most honored writers of her generation She has been honored by universities literary organizations government agencies and special interest groups Her honors include a National Book Award nomination for I Know why the cage bird sing A Pulitzer Prize nomination for her book of poetry Just give me a cool drink of water for i diiie a tony award nomination for her role in the 1973 play look away and three Grammy for her spoken word albums To conclude Maya Angelous life as a kid was hard with the segregation and
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