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Channel your inner… Mohammad Ali

by Amanda Collins

Need a bit of bravery? Try channeling your inner Mohammad Ali.

“I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.”

channel your inner Mohammed Ali

A revolutionary fighter, social activist and philanthropist, Mohammad Ali is so much more than an amazing boxer. Born in 1942, Ali bravely stood up to racism and elitism while garnering himself an Olympic medal in boxing when he was still in his teenage years. He went on to fight for social and political justice, as well as to become a three-time heavyweight champion of the world.

After retiring, Ali devoted himself to philanthropic work, travelling to places like Mexico and Morocco to help people in need. In 1984 he was diagnosed with Parkinson ’s disease, but did not let that slow him down, continuing his charity work and setting up his own Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center.

Take a cue from Ali, be brave – fight for what you want, what you love and what you think is right.

Feeling brave?

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