Author http://wesa.fm en Maya Angelou on Mom & Me & Mom http://wesa.fm/post/maya-angelou-mom-me-mom <p></p><p></p><blockquote><p><strong>My Mother asked me, “Do you know who the Father is?” </strong></p><p><strong>I said “Of course, I only had sex with him once” </strong></p><p><strong>She said “And do you love him?” </strong></p><p><strong>I said “No” </strong></p><p><strong>She asked “Does he love you?” </strong></p><p><strong>I said “No.” </strong></p><p><strong>So she said “Then we’re not going to ruin three lives. We’re going to have a fine baby. That’s all there is to it.” </strong></p><p><strong>And she never once made me feel I had brought shame on the family. </strong></p></blockquote><p><strong><a href="http://mayaangelou.com/bio/">Dr. Maya Angelou</a></strong>, has an impressive body of work. From singing in the opera <em>Porgy and Bess</em>, and dancing with the Alvin Ailey dance troupe, to the iconic 1993 Inauguration Day poem <em>On the Pulse of Morning</em>, and her years of activism, Angelou typifies a renaissance woman. Wed, 08 May 2013 20:43:00 +0000 Heather McClain 9198 at http://wesa.fm Maya Angelou on Mom & Me & Mom