Muhammad Ali | Funeral Procession, Ali's Boyhood Home

06/10/2016 10:13 AM

LOUISVILLE – Muhammad Ali’s procession stretches 23 miles through the city, passing in front the the home Ali grew up in. People came out early Friday morning to pay their respects to The Louisville Lip. Media outlets from all over the country were also lining up to capture the moments and mourners paying tribute.

Six houses down Craig Bartley from Louisville, set up his guitar for mourners who came out to say goodbye to The Greatest.

From signs and mementos outside Ali’s boyhood home people from around the country are paying tribute to the only three-time lineal world heavyweight champion, who may be best known and admired for the work he did outside the ring.

Madeline Janicki

Madeline is a producer for Spectrum News. You can watch her work on Pure Politics, the only statewide nightly show dedicated solely to Kentucky Politics. Madeline is an Indiana native and received her degree in Communications from Indiana University. Her background is as a news producer but her passion for civic engagement and drive to bring voters information on issues that impact their lives brought her to Pure Politics. Here she gets to work on projects like her multi-part digital series on how the national group Teach For America is working in Eastern Kentucky Schools. If you have a story idea, email her at


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