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Muhammad Ali presents humanitarian awards to Jimmy Carter, Grammy winners at Kentucky event
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 3, 2013 7:56 PM EDT
Muhammad Ali is recognizing former President Jimmy Carter, Grammy winners and young adults for their roles in fighting for humanitarian causes.
The 89-year-old Carter received a lifetime achievement award. His son Chip accepted the award on his father's behalf.
Singers Christina Aguilera and Michael Bolton were other award winners.
Ali's wife, Lonnie, says the awards are a culmination of her husband's efforts to promote social causes.
Six young adults and teenagers from around the world were being recognized for exemplifying core principles espoused by Ali. Winners include a Ugandan who formed an anti-poverty organization and an American teenager who started a foundation to provide shoes to homeless children.