ADI’s Chairman, Van D. Hipp, Jr., wrote the following op-ed for FoxNews.com following the death of Joe Frazier.
By Van Hipp
November 12, 2011
Growing up as a boy in the South Carolina Low Country, I was, like all of my friends, a Smokin’ Joe fan.
Frazier, the son of a Beaufort, South Carolina sharecropper and one of twelve children, had a big heart both inside and outside of the ring.