“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou, the poet, actress, author and civil rights activist known around the world, discovered her passion for teaching at Wake Forest University. And, in the past four decades, she has inspired generations of students to become better writers, thinkers and citizens. Angelou died on Wednesday, May 28, at the age of 86.

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A private Memorial Service was held in Wait Chapel on June 7.

» A celebration of rising joy

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