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The moment Muhammad Ali stopped a man from jumping to his death | Face2Face Africa

The moment Muhammad Ali stopped a man from jumping to his death | Face2Face Africa

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When on Monday, January 19, 1981, police officers, a psychologist and a chaplain failed in their bid to dissuade a man from jumping to his death, Muhammad Ali saved the day.

On the day, a young black man in flared jeans and a hoodie was perched on a ledge on the ninth floor of a high-rise structure threatening to jump to his death. Thanks to Boris Yaro, a photographer for The Los Angeles Times who heard about the suicidal jumper on the radio and drove to the scene, photos soon emerged about the tense event.

By Michael Eli Dokosi, Face2Face Africa
Featured Image, Muhammad Ali saves suicidal man
via Boris Yaro/The Los Angeles Times
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