Muhammad Ali by Thomas Hoepker 17

In 1966, Thomas Hoepker was invited to take portraits of a young, successful boxer by the name of Cassius Clay, who would go on to become the legendary Muhammad Ali. Over the course of a decade, Hoepker was given the opportunity to photograph Ali multiple times, allowing him to capture the man as well as the myth.

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