Honoring Dr. Maya Angelou
07:58 AM EST
Dr. Maya Angelou, whose timeless works such as I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings encouraged and stirred the souls of millions of readers, passed away last week at the age of 86.
Dr. Angelou's family arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.
The First Lady, who has called Dr. Angelou one of her "she-roes" as well as a friend, spoke at the service.
You can watch Wake Forest University's video of the service below or read the First Lady's remarks here.