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Muhammad Ali's Walk of Fame Star is Mounted On a Wall. Here's Why.

Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Clay, Jr. in 1942. He changed his name to Muhammad (“one who is worthy of praise”) Ali (another highly important figure in both Shia and Sunni views) in 1964 after joining the Nation of Islam.   Many journalists at first refused to call him by his name, instead opting to use his birth name. Al, as a proud muslim and black man, made it crystal clear that he would only be answering to Muhammad Ali:   “Cassius Clay is my slave name.”   Eventually, the media bent to his will and accepted his proper...

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Guardian Angel Saved Girl in 1998. Look Where They Are Now!

At age 5, Josi Aponte was in an apartment fire.   She was home with her older cousin, who was looking after her while her mother was at work. As smoke filled the air and fire licked the walls, both succumbed to their environment.   Outside, Detective Peter Getz and his partner were outside, waiting for instructions from the Hartford Fire Department – waiting for a chance to lend a hand.   Detective Getz saw a firefighter leave the building with Josi in their arms. There were no ambulances around. He knew what he had to do. He picked...

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