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Muhammad Ali's Daughter: 'His Heart Wouldn't Stop Beating'

"No one has ever seen anything like it."

Muhammad Ali was a fighter ’til the end. 

Author Hana Ali, a daughter of the boxing legend, released a heartbreaking statement Saturday morning on Twitter that revealed his final moments, just hours after his death.

"All of us were around him hugging and kissing him and holding his hands, chanting the Islamic prayer," she wrote. "All of his organs failed but his HEART wouldn't stop beating." 

Hana's touching words pay tribute to her father and help capture the strength of Ali's undying spirit. Read her statement in full below:  

Since her father died on Friday, Hana has shared several photos on social media that show the love and admiration she has for him. 

In one picture she posted to Instagram early Saturday, Hana wrote a touching caption sharing well wishes to her dad, a "Humble Mountain":

Just an hour earlier, she posted another great image of the two of them. This time, a touching throwback picture of Ali expressing his love with a kiss: 

A photo posted by Hana Ali (@hanayali) on

You'll forever be missed, Muhammad Ali. 

 

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