Story of Maya Angelou
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It's a girl!
On April 4, 1928, Maya Angelou was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
In 1945, Maya gave birth to Guy Angelou.
I know, I will too. I hope your dad does as well..
When she was three, her parents divorced and sent her and her older brother to live in Arkansas with their grandparents.
We're gonna miss you!
When she was 8, she was assaulted by her mom's boyfriend. When she spoke up, her uncle killed him. She didn't speak for 5 years thinking her words killed him.
In 1969, Maya Angelou wrote the best-selling book, "I know why the caged bird sings".
I thought my voice killed him.. I-
It's a boy!
On July 3, 1951, Maya Married Tosh Angelos. Then, in 1954, they divorced.
And on May 28, 2014, Maya Angelou passed away from natural causes.
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