Our beloved poet and author Maya Angelou, 81, was taken to the hospital Saturday evening in Los Angeles, NBC reports. The icon was in town to receive a BraveHeart Award, which honors women who have made great changes in their professions. She has gained worldwide fame for opening up on pains from her past and the power of healing and forgiving in her books. She also appears in Chris Rock’s new documentary “Good Hair.” Send up your prayers of recovery for the phenomenal woman. That’s her.–CJ
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