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Louisville mayor: Muhammad Ali "a supernatural force"

Sunday, June 05, 2016 - 00:59

As a memorial to former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali grows in Louisville, the city's mayor calls Ali a ''supernatural force'' who brought people together. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Story: The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, Greg Fischer, came to the Muhammad Ali Center on Sunday (June 5) where crowds are offering tributes to the champion boxer who died on Friday. Ali, who had long suffered from Parkinson's syndrome which impaired his speech and made the once-graceful athlete almost a prisoner in his own body, was 74. People brought flowers and took photos at a growing memorial outside of the Muhammad Ali Center to mourn his death. He was known as much for his political activism as his boxing brilliance, and one of the best-known figures of the 20th century.

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Louisville mayor: Muhammad Ali "a supernatural force"

Sunday, June 05, 2016 - 00:59