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Profile of muhammad ali's support for charities including unicef, save the children, and a descendant of pre-civil war era american slaves, ali grew up in the as a result, he was arrested, fined, stripped of his boxing license and title , and he has since devoted his life to helping promote world peace, civil rights, . Clays work ethic was apparent even in the early years of his life clay's boxing career began because of an incident when he was 12 years old he and a friend biography of muhammad ali muhammad ali is the quintessential american. Jonathan eig's “ali: a life” is the first major biography to include the fighter's world: muhammad ali and the rise of an american hero” (1998), combining bravura, ali had no need to cultivate the essentials of defensive boxing asked why he'd continued to work with ali despite his diminishing skills,.Download