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Boxing great Muhammad Ali recovering from pneumonia

A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion’s condition has “vastly improved” since he was admitted to a hospital with a mild case of pneumonia during the weekend. Ali spokesman Bob Gunnell said Monday that Ali’s doctors hope to discharge him soon from the Louisville hospital where he was admitted on Saturday. Gunnell declined to say where the 72-year-old Ali is hospitalized. He has indicated that Ali’s bout of pneumonia was caught quickly. Ali’s relatives say they appreciates all the prayers and well wishes for the three-time world heavyweight champion. – Associated Press

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