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Muhammad Ali's Ky. home now landmark

May 10, 2012 at 4:14 PM   |   Comments

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 10 (UPI) -- Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali's childhood home in Louisville was officially dedicated as a historical marker by the Kentucky Historical Society.

The house was dedicated by the historical society and Fourth District Councilman David Tandy on Tuesday, WAVE-TV, Louisville, Ky., reported.

"Today we more formally connect this place to the person of Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest.' And it's all of our intent that Muhammad Ali and this place will inspire Kentuckians for years and years to come," said Kent Whitworth, executive director of the Kentucky Historical Society.

Although Ali wasn't able to make it to the event because he wasn't feeling well, his brother, Rahman Ali, said the he was honored that their childhood home was now considered a historical place.

Topics: Muhammad Ali
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