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Visitors continue flocking to Ali's gravesite daily

Builders of Muhammad Ali's memorial at his burial site are waiting for marble to be delivered so they can complete the monument. (Source: Maira Ansari/WAVE 3 News) Builders of Muhammad Ali's memorial at his burial site are waiting for marble to be delivered so they can complete the monument. (Source: Maira Ansari/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A steady stream of people are still stopping by to pay their respects to Muhammad Ali's gravesite at Cave Hill Cemetery.
       
Construction on the memorial at Ali's burial site is still underway.

One man who stopped by on Tuesday afternoon is originally from Azerbaijan. He is traveling from Houston to Canada and made a stop in Louisville specifically to see the Champ's grave. 

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"In our country everyone knows him," said visitor Orkhan Imanov. "Beside his boxing, he is also his civil rights and he fights for rights of all minorities."

A media representative for the Ali family said the memorial is expected to be finished around the end of October. They are still waiting on granite to be shipped. 

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