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Jefferson Carter Jefferson Carter Male, 91, United States (6/3/2014 3:17:00 PM)

i just heard from a reliable source that Maya Angelou was a raving drunk! How strange this aspect of her personality never made it into the media. Jezus, she could even have been one of the pseudonyms that plague this site! ! !

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  • Freshman - 1,020 Points Peter Stavropoulos (6/3/2014 9:17:00 PM) Post reply
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    Didn't she suffer trauma as a child and spend 5 years of her childhood not talking, and then become a famous poet after more tribulation?I haven't been a fan of her poetry but I might become one.

  • Rookie - 592 Points Frank Ovid (6/3/2014 4:18:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I can see you got your PhD in 'Classy'. Nice.

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    • Rookie - 592 Points Jefferson Carter (6/3/2014 7:04:00 PM) Post reply

      I got my PhD in Don't Accept the Herd's Bullshit! ! This is true. She was a mean drunk. Deal wid it.

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