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LOOK: The thousands of mourners at Muhammad Ali’s funeral


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Here's Muhammad Ali in 2009 at the premiere of a film about him. (Kris Krug/Flickr)

Along with Bill Clinton, Mike Tyson, Billy Crystal, Lenox Lewis, and Will Smith, thousands of people gathered at Louisville, Kentucky to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali.

The former heavyweight boxing champion passed away on June 3rd and the funeral procession was at his hometown in Kentucky.

The procession followed the route of the 1960 Olympic gold medal parade that was organized after Ali came back from the Rome Olympics.

The entire city prepared and mourned collectively.

At the interfaith funeral service, people spoke about Ali's faith and his relationship with them.

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LOOK: The thousands of mourners at Muhammad Ali’s funeral

Anugya Chitransh

Anugya is originally from New Delhi, India. She studied journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York, graduating with a master's in international reporting. She plans to travel one day to all the places she reads about. She likes reading fiction, pop music, and going to the beach, but absolutely hates anyone mangling or shortening her name (which is quite common). She binge watches Korean dramas and anime series. She's a freelance writer and has produced content that has appeared in NBC, The Times of India, Time Out Delhi, and other publications.

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