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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #47)

Wed Jul 15, 2015, 07:55 AM

48. My mom met the GOAT in 1986. She said he was so handsome and my mom met Harry Belafonte at the Copa.

My mom worked for HUD in the 80s in the federal building in Orlando which also was the home of the district court. Muhammad Ali was there testifying as a character witness for one of his friends. During a break he sat down to sign autographs and my mom told him "my son loves you" and he asked what my name was. He autographed a piece of paper with my mom's name on it. I have it framed along with the iconic photo of him standing him over Sonny Liston after he knocked him out.


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