Maya Angelou Has Been Taken to Hospital
This is just a quick update to mention that respected and much-loved author Maya Angelou has been hospitalised. The 81-year-old best-selling/ Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer was taken to hospital Saturday 3 October 2009. According to TMZ, she was scheduled to be honored at the Brave Heart Awards in Los Angeles. The awards were to celebrate women who made significant changes in their professional fields. Story developing and I’ll post more should more details be released. Get well soon Maya Angelou.

Rumors are abound in Twitter about the apparent death of Maya Angelou, famous Pulitzer prize nominated author and poet.

TMZ reports Maya Angelou was taken to the hospital on Saturday evening.

Maya Angelou, aged 81, was in Los Angeles to be honored at the BraveHeart Awards. BraveHeart awards is for women who choose to be inspiration in action.

Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928) is a famous American autobiographer and poet. She was called “America’s most visible black female autobiographer” by scholar Joanne M. Braxton. Maya Angelou is best known for her series of six autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adulthood experiences.

Maya Angelou’s first and probably best-known autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), focuses on the first seventeen years of her life. It brought her international recognition, and was nominated for a National Book Award.

The rumors in Twitter range from she is OK ( a statement apparently made by her grandson ) to she is dead. We do not have any confirmation at this time.

We hope for the best and our prayers are with her. We will keep you updated on the latest news of Dr. Maya Angelou.


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