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Watch that time Muhammad Ali talked a suicidal man down off of a ledge in LA

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Remembering Muhammad Ali

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 9th floor of a building in Los Angeles, according to Fox Sports.

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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.

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Watch that time Muhammad Ali talked a suicidal man down off of a ledge in LA
American boxer and sometime actor Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) as Eric Sevareid interviews him during an episode of the CBS Evening News, New York, March 24, 1964. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 2,1980: Muhammad Ali (L) throws a punch against Larry Holmes during the fight at Caesars Palace, on October 2,1980 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Larry Holmes won the WBC heavyweight title by a RTD 10. (Photo by: The Ring Magazine/Getty Images)
JUL 14 1981; Ali, Muhammad (Boxer) - Ind.; (Photo By Lyn Alweis/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
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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 at the age of 74.

Watch the CBS report:

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