Latest From 'Shot on iPhone' Campaign Puts the Late Poet Laureate's Words and Voice to Image




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The late U.S. Poet Laureate Dr. Maya Angelou recites her poem "The Human Family" in Apple"s latest "Shot on iPhone" ad, collection to air during the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony tomorrow night.

The poem contemplates the miscellaneous distinctions and also complexities of individuals: "I"ve viewed the wonders of the human being, not yet one common male. I understand ten thousand also womales dubbed Jane and also Mary Jane, yet I"ve not seen any 2 that really were the same," Ms. Angelous reads, yet ultimately involves the conclusion that "We are even more aprefer, my friends, than we are unachoose."

With each line, the ad presents an selection of photos and also videos from iPhone individuals from around the human being, in the same straightforward frame as previous ads, such as Apple"s Mother"s Day spot.


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