A Man Named Daniel

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AuthorHouse, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 64 pages

This book is about the life of a man named Daniel. He was a hard rock kid who grew up the hard way, yet he had hope. He hoped for a better day and a better life. His dream in life was to become a boxer. Every Wednesday and Friday he would watch fights with his uncle who later encouraged him to pursue his dreams. In April of 1959, Daniel left South Carolina headed for Washington DC. In 1960, he entered the Golden Gloves Amateur Boxing. In 1962, His life as an amateur fighter was over when he fought his first professional fight. Although Daniel didn't gain much popularity, he had the honor to train with a few popular fighters. A few of the fighters that he trained with were Ray Robinson, Muhammad Ali, and Joe Frazier. In this book Daniel talks about his encounter with Lena Horn and Joe Louis. He also talks about some experiences in professional fighting.

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