Every Woman Has a Story: 9 Powerful Lessons from Maya Angelou’s “Mom & Me & Mom” Book

In honor of a truly phenomenal woman, Maya Angelou, we are republishing this post! I am deeply sadenned by the loss of one of our most inspiring and empowering women. May her beautiful soul rest in eternal peace. šŸ˜¦

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Maya Angelou's Mom & Me & Mom Book Powerful and a must-read!

Everyone has a story despite their success or stature in life! Who would imagine by looking at Maya Angelou and all her accomplishments that she had been abandoned as a child by her mother, survived a near death experience in the hands of a boyfriend or had her first and only child at 17?

Reading about her life story and relationship with her mom reminded me of an encounter I had when I struck a conversation with a fellow dancer a few months back. This poised, friendly, and seemingly happy woman shared with me that three months prior, she had lost her grown son in an accident and a few months after, her husband had succumbed to cancer. I remember thinking to myself how glad I was to have smiled and been kind to her. Just like Maya, she was a reminder of the incredible resilienceā€¦

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