Boxing great Muhammad Ali, with his wife, Lonnie, right, waves to friends attending a celebration for his 70th birthday at the Muhammad Ali Center on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. Ali turns 70 Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 5, 2012 5:23:03 PM PDT
By LISA THOMAS LAURY
PHILADELPHIA - July 5, 2012 --
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is the recipient of the 2012 Liberty Medal.