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Goldens Bridge Residents React To Maya Angelou's Death

Mirjana Jovanovic and Jonathan Monti.
Mirjana Jovanovic and Jonathan Monti. Photo Credit: Tom Auchterlonie

GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. -- The passing of famous poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou at age 86 has been a major news story this week. With that in mind, Daily Voice asked residents for their reactions.

Goldens Bridge resident Mirjana Jovanovic, who is a sixth-grade English teacher in New Rochelle, was “saddened," noting that she was an historic figure.

Jovanovic's husband, Jonathan Monti, is a special education teacher at an elementary school in White Plains.

He was “deeply saddened as well,"  and noted that poetry is a tough subject matter and felt that it was  beneficial to have someone living to discuss in class.

More information about Maya Angelou is available on her website.