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    • Muhammad Ali
      • “ Cassius Clay is a slave name. I didn’t choose it, and I don’t want it. I am Muhammad Ali, a free name, and I insist people use it when speaking to me and of me!”
    • Muhammad Ali
      • Ali was born on January 17 ,1942 , he was famous for his boxing, but just as famous for all the controversy he caused.
      • He made the blacks recognizable , and become part of the sporting world.
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-5_8af3TiY
    • Who is this person and what has he done in his lifetime?
      • Muhammad Ali a.k.a. Cassius Clay was a heavyweight boxing world champion for many years, By the time he was eighteen, he had already won 108 matches and only lost eight.
      • After returning from the Olympics he became a professional boxer.
    • Qualities
      • Courageous because … he stood up for the blacks and still fought when media were getting at him for what he had said.
      • Determined because …he never gave up and never gave in to any pressure .He kept getting better and better.
      • Self motivated …because he believed in god and pursued with everything until he retired, he knew he was the greatest.
    • Why’d I choose this person?
      • I chose Muhammad Ali, because I found him in a heroes book and because when I saw his picture it stood out to me. In all his photos he looks confident and strong, I think he is an inspirational boxer and to the blacks for speaking out about their rights.
    • The story behind his boxing
      • He took to boxing at the age of twelve, It is said that when Clay was twelve, his bicycle was stolen. A police officer suggested to him to learn boxing, perhaps in order to be better equipped to handle unwanted people, and Clay took him seriously. His career started from there.
    • THE END
      • “ Move like a butterfly, sting like a bee” – Ali’s greatest quote.
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANciqN3lydI&feature=related