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In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral

The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today.

THE FUNERAL OF Muhammad Ali is taking place in Louisville, Kentucky.

The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today, aged 74.

He died from septic shock, after battling Parkinsons’ Disease for more than 30 years.

Muhammad Ali’s casket is accompanied by a 17 car motorcade.

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Louisville to bid farewell to the boxer.

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral
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Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal and members of the Ali family will speak at his funeral this evening, which is being held in a sports stadium.

Read: Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom>

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