06-04-2016 MUHAMMAD

Muhammad Ali Talked A Suicidal Man Off A Ledge In LA

Muhammad Ali, apart from being one of the greatest boxing legends of all time, was also a class act. In January 1981, Ali rushed from his home to save a young African-American man who was planning to jump from the ninth floor of a building in Los Angeles, according to Fox Sports.

Ali volunteered to talk the man down. "I'm your brother, I want to help you," Ali said according to a CBS report on the incident.

The man recognized Ali, and stepped back inside the building. Ali comforted the man, saving a potential suicide victim. Ali died on Friday night from respiratory complications due to Parkinson's disease at the age of 74.

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