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Hear how Maya Angelou met Tupac Shakur for the first time

Clip: 02/21/2017 | 1m 52s Video has closed captioning.

Without realizing it, Maya Angelou met Tupac Shakur, and the two ended up sharing a powerful moment together.

Aired: 02/21/17

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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