Ex-boxing champ to get doctorate degree

May 10, 2008 3:33:35 AM PDT
Today former heavy weight champion George Foreman receives a doctorate degree. Texas Southern University will present foreman with a Doctor of Humane Letters degree during the school's commencement ceremony.

Besides winning the title of heavy weight champion twice, foreman founded the George Foreman Youth and Community Center in Houston, to create a haven for at-risk kids.

Foreman grew up in the Fifth Ward and is now a minister at a church in the Houston area.

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