Maya Angelou Opens Up About Getting Pregnant at 16 and Being a Teen Mom

Editor's note: We were deeply saddened to learn of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing. The following is from Dr. Angelou's 2013 appearance on "Super Soul Sunday." When she was 16 years old, Maya Angelou got pregnant with her son, Guy Johnson. At a time when teen mothers were often shamed and/or pushed into marrying the baby's father, the now-literary icon had a support system many other teen moms lacked: her own mother.