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Read "The World's Greatest" poem by Jhantu Randall

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In a new era where money runs everything
Back in the 1960’s, boxing had a aura of purity
Emerging from the depths of Louisville, Kentucky
Cassius Clay chose to emerge as Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee
Rumble young man, Rumble
Faced enormous odds as he fought in the heart of the concrete jungle
Without fear, he spoke his mind
Separating from the norm while being a man of the people
Refusing enlistment into Vietnam, he stood toe to toe with the powerful and deceitful

Took everything from him they could
Slandered his name as they snatched his livelihood
On his road to redemption, the dust settled and the path was clear
He stood tall, internationally
hands raised in victory, there in Zaire

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