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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies at 74

 

Following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, boxing great Muhammad Ali passed away on June 4 at age 74.

In a series of moving social media messages, his children shared tributes to their father, who was also a world-renowned athlete and hero to many.

“All of us were around him hugging and [kiss] him and holding his hands, chanting the Islamic prayer,” daughter Hana Ali shared. “All of his organs failed but his HEART wouldn’t stop beating.”

“I know him as THE GREATEST father,” daughter Maryum tweeted.

Since his death, Ali’s family has seen a worldwide outpouring of grief, including tributes from President Obama and the Clinton family.

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