See The Powerful Final Portraits Of Muhammad Ali

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Jun. 7 2016, Updated 11:18 a.m. ET

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British photographer Zenon Texeira captured moving portraits of Muhammad Ali at his home in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 14th 2016 — the last professional photos of the athlete before his death.

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Muhammad Ali has raised his fists for the last time.

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At 74-years-old and after decades of battling Parkinson's disease, the boxing champion still managed to show us the unmistakable twinkle in his eye for the photos.

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As Radar previously reported, Ali was admitted to a Phoenix-area hospital for what the family spokesman called a "respiratory issue."

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When doctors told Ali's wife, Lonnie, that "his condition wasn't going to improve," the family rushed to be by his side.

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One of Ali's daughters, Hana, tweeted that Ali was surrounded by his children, who chanted Islamic prayer, for his last moments alive.

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"You can go now. We will be okay. We love you. Thank you. You can go back to God now," some whispered in his ear, according to Hana.

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Even after Ali's organs failed, the boxing champ's heart continued to beat for another 30 minutes. "A true testament to the strength of his Spirit and Will," his daughter tweeted.

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Later, the family spokesman announced that Ali died at 9:10 MT, due to septic shock from natural causes, saying, "He did not suffer." Ali's funeral will be held on Friday at the KFC Yum! Center in his hometown of Louisville.

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