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Today, on what would have been Muhammad Ali’s 75th birthday, and coming on the heels of what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th, we are reminded of how we should follow their example of service to our communities.

Ali once said, “The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”

Check out this video to hear his family speak on how important charity was to him and how they believe he will be remembered:

Interviews recorded by Fusion, the official media partner for the 2016 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards.