The author of the book “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” died Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The 86-year-old was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist. Click here to find more about Maya Angelou.
In honor of the cultural icon and talent who stole many hearts, a drink was created for the little curly headed dancer and actress. At 21 years of age, she retired from the Hollywood scene and later became a United States ambassador. On Monday, Feb. 10, she died at the age of 85.
Here’s your chance to create your own version of the non-alcoholic beverage.
- 3 ounces lemon-lime soda
- 3 ounces ginger ale
- Dash grenadine
- Maraschino cherry for garnish
Directions: Pour lemon-lime soda and ginger ale into a glass with ice cubes. Then, add a dash of grenadine. Finally, stir your refreshing drink and top it off with a cherry.
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