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GOV. MALLOY & LT. GOV. WYMAN STATEMENTS ON THE PASSING OF DR. MAYA ANGELOU

(HAMDEN, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements regarding the death of legendary literary icon Dr. Maya Angelou:

Governor Malloy said, "Dr. Maya Angelou's powerful voice was one of perseverance, hope, and unity. Her incredible life story was an inspiration and a beacon of strength for countless people across America and around the world. She will be missed, but her message will live on."

Lt. Governor Wyman said, "Dr. Maya Angelou's death is a great loss. Her work profoundly changed literature and inspired countless people throughout this nation and around the world. She was a powerful educator and we are grateful for her voice and the legacy that she leaves."

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Juliet Manalan

Director of Communications

Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman

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