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USPS Previews Maya Angelou Stamp

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mayaThe U.S. Postal Service has released an image of the Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp.

The stamp features an oil painting portrait of Angelou by Atlanta-based artist Ross Rossin and contains Angelou’s quote “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” Her book, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” garnered wide acclaim for its vivid depiction of African-American life in the South.

The First-Day-of-Issue ceremony for the stamp will take place at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC on April 7th, 2015. The stamp is available for preorder at the USPS online store.

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