Muhammad Ali, the “People’s Champion”

Our Nation lost a great American and a National treasure when Muhammad Ali died on June 3, 2016.  His fans called him “The Greatest”, usually speaking of his boxing prowess.   I argue that he was also the “Greatest” when it came to his humanity and his love and concern for his fellow man.  He was a role model that we should all strive to be like.   It is important to acknowledge all aspects of the man known as Muhammad Ali, and not just his ability to box.  Ali started his boxing career at the age of 12 in Louisville, KY, and continued to his retirement in 1981.  He had 56 winds  (37 by knock out) and 5 losses.  He became the heavyweight champion of the world on 3 separate occasions.  He won a gold medal is the 1960 Olympics.  He surely could “float like a butterfly and sting like a
Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On YoutubeVisit Us On Linkedin