Love Is The Net-

Boys and Girls Club-Community Mural Project

Muhammad Ali took up boxing at the age of 12 years old. He went on to win the World. boxing Association’s heavyweight title three times.

Muhammad Ali

Ali is considered the greatest boxer of all time. Those too young to remember his fights have likely heard some of his famous sayings:

“I’m so mean I make medicine sick”

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth”

Muhammad Ali Mural in a gym at a Boys and Girls club

“if they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you”

Young Mhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali had a total of 61 fights with 56 wins, 37 knock outs and 5 losses.

Muhammad Ali Mural

The mural was created as a community project, with people of all ages invited to paint.

The artist Lauren Andreu designed the mural as a “paint by numbers” project. This is one of the murals in her series “For the Cause of Peace and Brotherhood”.

Children using the gym leave messages on the mural:

I’m giving three thumbs up on this great mural find on Hilton Head Island South Carolina.

One for “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali and his desire to inspire

One for the artist for bringing this message to a new generation

One for all those that participated in the creation of this piece of art.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day πŸ™‚


Monday Mural

4 thoughts

  1. Wow, fabulous mural Alice. Thumbs up to the artist and all those that helped bring this mural to life.
    Thanks for participating in Monday Murals Alice.

  2. What a fabulous mural, Alice. I adore the sayings you shared, too, especially the one about moldy bread. I’d never heard him say that. You have found an absolutely PERFECT mural this week.

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