Q&A Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali talked to TIME by e-mail about his new book, written with his daughter Hana

 Why did you write Soul of a Butterfly? Most people know the basic facts of my life. Few know the lessons I took from my experiences and the stories, poems and spiritual teachings that helped guide my life. I asked my daughter Hana to write them down. I hope they will inspire others. What is it like to live with Parkinson's? Now the things that once were so effortless--my strong voice and the quickness of my movements--are more difficult. But I get up every day and try to live life to the fullest because each day is a gift from God....

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