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Eighty-six-year-old US poet and author Maya Angelou dead

AP, NEW YORK

“I thought that it was a mild book. There’s no profanity,” Angelou told reporters. “It speaks about surviving, and it really doesn’t make ogres of many people. I was shocked to find there were people who really wanted it banned and I still believe people who are against the book have never read the book.”

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