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Cassius Clay

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Submitted by Richard G. Paradis (United States), Nov 30, 2005 at 09:07

Thanks for the reminder of who this guy really was... and obviously still is.

As a Vietnam veteran I scratched this maligned individual from my consciousness and sympathy many years ago.

For the past week I have spent much of my day in a hospital room with a very sick relative. The only information available was from CNN ( I rarely use TV for information or entertainment). I saw the award ceremony but in the usual TV style the part you have exposed was left out. No commentary either. I had forgotten about the uselessness of TV as an information source.

Thanks for your nice article. Keep it up.
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