Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DR. MAYA ANGELOU

May 28, 2014
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou; iconic author, poet, and activist:

“Maya Angelou was an icon for our age; a powerful author and poet, a unique artist and performer, and a celebrated activist and humanitarian. While her eloquence and presence will be missed by millions, ‘A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.’ Her impact of service and influence on our era will endure for many decades to come, continually bringing us back together again and again. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to her friends and family during this difficult period of loss.”

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