•  photo | Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey

Credit: Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Published: Friday May 30, 2014 06:00 AM EDT

2014

"I loved her and I know she loved me. I will profoundly miss her. She will always be the rainbow in my clouds."
– Oprah Winfrey, in a moving tribute to the late author and activist Maya Angelou, on Instagram