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Rumored illness of Maya Angelou

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EDWARDSVILLE, IL (WSFA) - Maya Angelou says rumors of her illness are greatly exaggerated.

The world renowned Pulitzer Prize winning author and poet was speaking in Illinois Sunday when she heard reports on TMZ.com saying she had been taken to a hospital and was gravely ill.

The 81 year old says she is fine and was quite disturbed when relatives as far away as Europe and Africa called her in tears.

Angelou stated,"the tragedy that's really made me sad is that somebody has so little life of his own or her own that he or she had to fall to such a low as to put this out as truth. It's sad."

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