Growing Up With The Greatest
By Patrick Triplett
Published: February 4, 2012.
There have been many stories written about Muhammad Ali, but few from the standpoint of one who remembers him was he was not so popular and following him through his astonishing career, and having the chance to meet him, even engaging in a sparring session.
This is the story of Ali as told by someone who watched him rise from villian to "The Greatest"