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The names of two French immersion programs in Temple Hills have been changed in honor of a poet and an educator.
A new U.S. Postal Service stamp unveiled Tuesday in honor of Maya Angelou at a ceremony at the Warner Theatre in D.C. bears a quote mistakenly attributed to the late poet and author.
Many people will remember Maya Angelou for her phenomenal career. She was a true renaissance woman — an author, teacher, dancer, performer, radio personality and a producer. I will remember her a sister friend, a wise "auntie" who didn't mind pulling your coat.
Friends and colleagues lauded the late Maya Angelou, who danced, acted, belted out songs, penned soaring poetry and captivating novels that chronicled some of the horrors of her young life and her ability to rise above circumstances that might have crippled others.