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Pryor: Arkansas shaped Maya Angelou
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Angelou, who moved back and forth between Stamps and San Francisco as a child, died Wednesday. She was 86.
She gained acclaim for her first book, her autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” making her one of the first African-American women to write a best-seller.
Pryor says Angelou’s time in Stamps helped shape her outlook on life as well as her future music, literature and poetry. He says Arkansas and the nation will be forever grateful for her “courage, talent, and impact on our world.”
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