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Muhammad Ali’s heart ‘beat even as his body shut down’

In these November 29, 1974, file photos combo, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali reacts while speaking at a press conference in London “All of his organs failed but his HEART wouldn’t stop beating. For 30 minutes ... his heart just kept beating.No one had ever seen anything like it. A true testament to the strength of his Spirit and Will,” Ali's daughter Hana Ali, who is an author and freelance writer, wrote.  

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali’s heart kept beating for a full 30 minutes even after the rest of his body shut down, his daughter has said.

The incredible details of three-time heavyweight champion Ali’s final moments were made public by his daughter Hana in an emotional post on Twitter.

‘You can go now… we love you’

“Our hearts are literally hurting. But we are so happy daddy is free now. We all tried to stay strong and whispered in his ear, you can go now. We will be OK. We love you,” said Hana Ali, an author and a freelance writer.

“All of his organs failed but his HEART wouldn’t stop beating. For 30 minutes ... his heart just kept beating.

No one had ever seen anything like it. A true testament to the strength of his Spirit and Will!” Ms. Hana Ali wrote.

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