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Dr. Maya Angelou memorial service set for Saturday in NC

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WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WWBT) -

A private memorial service will be held for Dr. Maya Angelou at Wake Forest University's Wait Chapel on Saturday.

The service will be closed to family and friends, but will be streamed live on nbc12.com.

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The family will be planning additional celebrations of her life in other cities across the country. Her son, Guy B. Johnson, will release information about these destinations at a later date, according to the university.

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The author and poet passed away at her home Wednesday at the age of 86.

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