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The Wisdom in Maya Angelou's Mother-Daughter Relationship Story

Rosjke Hasseldine | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Rosjke Hasseldine

Hurt and unmet expectations are inevitable in any mother-daughter relationship, and the way Maya and Vivian were able to bridge them is a beacon of hope for all mothers and daughters.

WATCH: The 9 Words That Changed Maya Angelou's Life

OWN | Posted 05.16.2013 | OWN

Dr. Maya Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, had a reputation for being a fierce, independent and energetic woman. As a mother, she wasn't much different...

WATCH: Maya Angelou Reveals Shocking Story Of Abuse By Ex-Boyfriend

OWN | Posted 05.13.2013 | OWN

Dr. Maya Angelou is many things: a poet, an actress, a teacher, a producer, a director, a mother, a daughter and a literary icon. But she is also a su...