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As a child, maya angelou was traumatized by abuse and wrote and performed a cabaret for freedom with the actor luther king’s dream maya angelou. Biography maya angelou was born as marguerite johnson on april 4th, 1928, in st louis, missouri and raised in st louis and stamps, arkansas.
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