The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey

Muhammad Ali (Author) Hana Yasmeen Ali (Author)
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Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
May 18, 2013
Pages
264
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.8 X 8.3 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476747378
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About the Author

Muhammad Ali's core principles of confidence, conviction, dedication, giving, respect, and spirituality guided him and made him one of the most beloved symbols of peace and well-being in America and the world.

First known for boxing, and later for his conscientious stance on the Vietnam War draft, Ali focused his awareness of the needs of his fellow citizens and those in the developing world to direct his good work. In addition to challenging racial and religious preconceptions at home, he served as a symbol of hope and a catalyst for constructive international dialogue, delivered sorely-needed medical supplies to an embargoed Cuba, provided more than 22 million meals to the world's hungry, and helped secure the release of fifteen U.S. hostages from Iraq during the first Gulf War. The United Nations named him a Messenger of Peace, and he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, as well as Amnesty International's Lifetime Achievement Award. In September 2012, he was the recipient of the prestigious National Constitution Center Liberty Medal.

Among his many projects, Muhammad cofounded the Muhammad Ali Center with his wife Lonnie, and contributed substantially to the awareness and research efforts regarding Parkinson's disease.

Visit the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky, or online at AliCenter.org.

Hana Ali is former heavyweight boxing champion of the world Muhammad Ali's daughter and lives near her father and stepmother in Berrien Springs, Michigan.