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Transcript of Michelle Obama’s very personal tribute to Maya Angelou

Medimembers watch screen as First lady Michelle Obamspeaks during memorial service for poet author MayAngelou Wait Chapel. Wake Forest University

Media members watch on a screen as First lady Michelle Obama speaks during a memorial service for poet and author Maya Angelou at Wait Chapel. at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, June 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Updated: June 8, 2014 10:25AM



WASHINGTON — First Lady Michelle Obama offered a very personal tribute at the Saturday memorial service for poet and author Maya Angelou, sharing the story of how her mother Marian Robinson — ”who never cares about anything I do” — made sure her daughter paid her respects at the ceremony at Wake Forest University in Winson-Salem N.C. Mrs. Robinson told her daughter, “you’re going aren’t you?”

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