The Greatest Of All Time – Muhammad Ali – turned 70 years young today. Agree or disagree with his politics from the 60’s, there is no denying that this man is an icon. Ali holds a special place in my heart, if for no other reason that both my parents are huge admirers of him. My dad was actually ringside at The Thrilla In Manila, and my Mom was 3 months pregnant with me while she watched it on television. To this day, she talks about how so emotionally invested she was in the ups and downs of that fight that she thought she might pop me out right then and there.
In honor of the occasion, here are links to articles celebrating the man: