The Lesson Dr. Maya Angelou Is Still Studying in Her 80s

Aired on 01/16/2011 | CC
Editor's note: We were deeply saddened to learn of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing. The following is from Dr. Angelou's January 2011 appearance on Oprah's Master Class.

Dr. Maya Angelou says that if she thought of her life as a class, there would be a few things she would like to impart to the world. One is a statement by Terence that she is still studying at age 82: "I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me." Find out why Dr. Angelou says taking that lesson to heart can unlock boundless potential in all of us.

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