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Congressman Larson Statement on Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou

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Location: Washington, DC

Congressman John B. Larson released the following statement today on the passing of author, poet, actress and teacher Maya Angelou:

"Today, the nation lost a literary giant whose impact reached the hearts of millions around the world. Dr. Maya Angelou overcame great adversity before going on to receive wide praise in the arts, becoming a voice for justice and an inspiration for the American people. What she meant to this country cannot be understated as we look back at her work and honor a lifetime of achievement."


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