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Remembering those Notables we’ve lost in 2014…may they ALL R.I.P.

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Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead on February 2 in his Manhattan apartment. He was 46. According to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City Hoffman died of “accidental acute mixed-drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine.” — ©ourtesy of UPI/Dennis Van Tine

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LiveStream: Dr. Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

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Date | Sat: Jun, 7 2014 6:55 AM west (pst) — SatURDAY: Jun, 7 2014 9:30 AM (PST)

| Dr. Maya Angelou’s family has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. (E.S.T.) Due to limited seating capacity, the family has decided to have a closed service for family and friends only. Wake Forest University will livestream the service for the public.

Please join the family and friends of Dr. Maya Angelou through the livestream of her memorial service, Saturday June 7th at 10 a.m. EST. http://new.livestream.com/wfu/angelou

The Beauty that is Maya Angelou R.I.P.

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NELSON MANDELA: Maya Angelou’s Testament to Our “Mandiba”.

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Madela R.I.P.

[Maya Angelou (Marguerite Ann Johnson: April 4th, 1928)] Source: LYBIO.net

His day is done. Is done.
The news came on the wings of a wind, reluctant to carry its burden. Nelson Mandela’s day is done.
The news, expected and still unwelcome, reached us in the United States, and suddenly our world became somber. Our skies were leadened.

His day is done.
We see you, South African people standing speechless at the slamming of that final door through which no traveler returns.
Our spirits reach out to you Bantu, Zulu, Xhosa, Boer.
We think of you and your son of Africa, your father, your one more wonder of the world.


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Dr. Maya Angelou strongly believes…

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“Forgiveness is the Greatest Gift you can Give Yourself”

Maya AngelouHere in this photo, we see Dr. Maya Angelou doing a little reading in her dressing room before her performance at the Village Vanguard in New York City. Long before she was a poet and writer and the icon we know today, Dr. Angelou was a dancer and singer of folk and calypso songs (she even recorded an album in 1957 called “Miss Calypso” and appeared in the film “Calypso Heat Wave” that same year. This photo was taken by G. Marshall Wilson, who was a staff photographer at Ebony for 33 years. Photo: Art.com

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