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Steward hailed by Queen of Soul and boxing royalty

Updated: November 13, 2012, 11:55 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward was celebrated by boxing royalty and the Queen of Soul at a star-studded memorial service Tuesday in the Motor City.

Steward, the man who made the Kronk Gym famous, died of colon cancer last month at the age of 68.

His family took its time to plan a memorial befitting a beloved public figure -- and it was a hit.

Champions he trained -- including Thomas Hearns, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Evander Holyfield -- one he worked ...

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