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    movements and the many that mourned the death of former president John F. Kennedy. They were alive for immensely important moments in sports history, as the world watched 22 year old Muhammed Ali became the boxing heavy weight champion in 1964, beating Sonny Liston for the title. The Baby Boomer…

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    National History Day project: Muhammed Ali & and his Worldwide Effect Almost everybody recognizes Muhammed Ali as one of the greatest boxers to ever live. To my surprise a numerous amount of people do not know the huge, worldwide effect Ali had in so many different areas. He fought for civil rights and provided hope for a countless number of African Americans in a time of distress. He also helped fight for religious freedoms in a time that only Christianity was embraced in the United States.…

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    Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali lived a life of learning. “Don 't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion” (“Muhammad Ali Quotes”). From his beginnings as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a subjugated black boy in a racist community, to his current place as Muhammad Ali, world renowned boxer and inspiration, Ali has certainly lived the life of a champion. Through each struggle, he gained an experience that would help shape him for the future. Ali once said, “The man who views the…

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    A deeper look at the meaning of the Adidas Slogan and a Ben Franklin Aphorism After Muhammad Ali knocks down the great Sonny Liston, he flexes over him proving his strength and skill, he has done the impossible.Muhammed is strong, fearless, and motivated to do great, these are key elements to overcome difficult tasks. The black and white colorway portrays a simple message that the steps needed to be taken to achieve success are not all that complicated. Essentially, we need to learn to overcome…

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    In this project I would like to talk about my Written/Linguistic Rhetoric and the book that I chose for it was Mohammed Ali: Life and Time, by Thomas Hauser. I always want to be motivated and try not to give up for whatever I want, I knew that by working and keep doing the hard work I will achieve what I really want. However, when I was 13 years old my older brother left home and he went to the US to study and since that day I had this dream to go and study in the US to learn a new language,…

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    500-lb Bench… And You Still Punch Like a Girl? By Mark Ginther Big Bench Press = Heavy Hands? Some of you may remember the old Charles Atlas ad: The Insult that Made a Man out of Mac, which ran in comic books starting back in the 1940s. The ad depicts Mac, who gets sand kicked in his face at the beach by a bully; is humiliated in front of his girl, who then condescendingly calls him, “little boy”. Ouch! How’s that for motivation. Mac sends for Charles Atlas’ course, and after…

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