Live Coverage: Muhammad Ali Funeral

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Muhammad Ali passed away last Friday, at the age of 74, and today, 22,000 people will attend a service to remember his legacy.

The funeral procession will begin at 9 a.m. in Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Ky.

Ali will be buried in a private ceremony following the service.

At 2 p.m., a public memorial service will be held at the KFC Yum! Center.

Former President Bill Clinton, Bryant Gumbel and Billy Crystal will be among those delivering eulogies.
Actor Will Smith and boxer Lennox Lewis are among the pallbearers.

Ali passed away a week ago after a long battle with Parkinson’ disease.

Ali and his family planned his funeral for 10 years, making sure it would honor his Muslim faith while also adapting to the demands of Western culture.

A Muslim funeral for Ali on Thursday drew thousands of admirers to the boxer’s hometown, where mourners prayed over the body of a man they say battled in the ring and sought peace outside it.

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