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Thirty-nine years later, Camdens Donte Grant fondly recalls the day he met Muhammad Ali
A FIVE-YEAR-OLD Donte Grant is held by the late Muhammad Ali in this photo from their 1977 meeting inside the chambers of then-South Carolina Governor James Burrows Edwards. - photo by Photo courtesy of Viola Engram-Blanding
This was going to be a big day for Donte Shane Grant. The Camden resident, however, would not understand how special it was until later in his life. Grant’s mother, Viola Engram-Blanding, dressed her then-5-year-old son to impress as you would in going to an important event.