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Maya Angelou dies at 86
« on: May 28, 2014, 08:21:18 AM »
I have to admit I am more than a little saddened at her passing. I realise that no-one is meant to live forever, but this was a better world with her still in it.

It was only this morning when I was reading the news, news about a woman being stoned to death by her father in Pakistan, news about 30% of the population of the country I live in now admitting that they are racist to some degree, and a whole other bunch of news that made me wonder what universe I had woken up in. It was only remembering the good and just people of the world who have fought to make it better that made it possible for me to even get up.

It will be harder tomorrow.
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