Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86 - CNN.com
We mourn the passing of the celebrated poet and novelist Maya Angelou. In addition to being one of the most influential authors of our time, Angelou was an Alzheimer's champion who used her voice to raise awareness of the disease and further research by encouraging participation in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, a landmark study that has helped accelearate the pace of discovery in Alzheimer's research.
Celebrity champion Seth Rogen and his beautiful wife, Lauren Miller, hosted the first Hilarity for Charity NYC Cocktail Party, bringing together their comedic friends in the name of Alzheimer’s research and awareness. Together they raised more than $150,000 for the Alzheimer's Association!