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President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and more remember Maya Angelou

President Barack Obama is one of many who have offered words about Maya Angelou’s death, calling Angelou “a brilliant writer, a fierce friend, and a truly phenomenal woman” in a statement released today.

After news broke that Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86, Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and more released statements reacting to the celebrated poet’s death. Read them below, and check back for updates throughout the day:

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J.K. Rowling, Uzo Aduba, and more react to Maya Angelou's death on Twitter

Celebrated writer Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86, inspiring everyone from politicians to fellow writers to memorialize her life and works on Twitter.

See what author J.K. Rowling, Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba, and more had to say about Angelou below:

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