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WATCH LIVE: Final farewell to famed boxer Muhammad Ali

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WGGB/WSHM/AP) -

Boxing great Muhammad Ali returns to his old Kentucky neighborhood one last time.

This morning, Ali's body will ride in a miles-long procession spanning his life — from his boyhood home to the boulevard that bears his name and the museum that stands as a lasting tribute to his boxing triumphs.

Then in the afternoon, thousands of people will gather at the KFC Yum Center for a public memorial service.

Ali died last Friday at 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

The procession is expected to begin around 9:30 a.m. and the memorial service will begin at 2 p.m.

You can CLICK HERE to watch live coverage of the procession and memorial service.

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