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Maya Angelou's Decision to Keep Her Child

In an essay that originally appeared in Family Circle magazine, America's beloved poet Maya Angelou described the birth of her first and only child, a son named Guy.

When I was 16, a boy in high school evinced interest in me, so I had sex with him—just once. And after I came out of that room, I thought, Is that all there is to it? My goodness, I'll never do that again! Then, ...

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