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February 8, 2022

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Alicia Doyle: Fighting Chance

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.

– Muhammad Ali –

Alicia Doyle: Fighting Chance

“My boxing career doesn’t have the typical fairy tale ending. I quit after my first and only professional match. I never won a world title or a championship belt in the pros. The crescendo of my story doesn’t end with my arm raised victorious in the ring. My wins came after I left the roped-off square, when I had a chance to contemplate the lessons I learned in the fight game. These lessons, which transcended into epiphanies, are my greatest reward.” Alicia Doyle is an award-winning journalist who discovered boxing at age 28 in the late 1990s when she went on assignment at a boxing gym for at-risk youth called Kid Gloves. During her boxing career, Alicia won two Golden Gloves championship titles and earned three wins by knockout–and her pro debut at age 30 in the year 2000 was named The California Female Fight of the Year. What follows is an excerpt from her award-winning book,”Fighting Chance.” { read more }

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Join this Saturday’s Awakin Call with Alicia Doyle! More details and RSVP info here. { more }

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