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Moment in Time: Obama Awards Maya Angelou Medal of Freedom in 2010

Image: President Barack Obama kisses author and poet Maya Angelou after awarding her the 2010 Medal of Freedom
President Barack Obama kisses author and poet Maya Angelou after awarding her the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Charles Dharapak / AP, file

President Barack Obama kisses author and poet Maya Angelou after awarding her the 2010 Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington on February 15, 2011.

Angelou, author of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," has died, Wake Forest University said Wednesday.