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Muhammad Ali’s boyhood home to be restored

Louisville skyline.

Louisville skyline. Image by USACE / CC BY 2.0

A restoration company has announced that it will soon begin work to restore Muhammad Ali’s boyhood home in Louisville, Kentucky, to what it looked like in 1954, when the fledgling boxer was still known as Cassius Clay. The house has lain vacant and neglected for a number of years but the company, called Nineteenth Century Restorations, will be working with family photographs to furnish and restore it to how it looked in that era. The company plan to open the home as a museum by January next year. Read more: wdrb.com