Down in Louisville, the nation celebrates the life and legacy of the greatest. Muhammad Ali will be buried in his hometown today and the junk food media is covering it.
Ali passed away of respiratory failure and complications from his Parkinson's Disease.
His funeral will be in traditional Sunni and many of the interfaith community will aid in a proper burial of the charismatic boxer and activist.
A man who stood his ground and never backed down.
Billy Crystal, Bryant Gumbel, Bill Clinton, Will Smith and Ali family will participate in the funeral.
President Barack Obama couldn't attend because Malia is graduating from high school. He and First Lady Michelle Obama have called the Ali family on Wednesday to have formal conversation with the family about the passing. Valerie Jarrett will be there for the president.
Thousands will be attending this event.
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The event will begin at 2:00 pm and it's being livestream by many media outlets.
World News Today send our condolences to the family of Muhammad Ali. He inspired millions and changed the world forever. He will be missed among those who know him or never had an opportunity to met him.