Muhammad Ali — then a 12-year-old Cassius Clay, and the proud owner of a shiny $60 bicycle - pedalled to a fair at the Columbia Gym in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.
When the show was over, the bike was gone.
In tears, Cassius sought out policeman Joe Martin.
“If I find the kid who stole my bike,” he said, “I’ll whup him.”
Martin told him that he’d better learn how to box before he went out looking for a fight, and offered to let him join the boxing classes he ran in the gym.
He never got his bike back.
But six weeks later, he got in a ring with another twelve-year-old, and beat him.
And the rest is history…
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