The Unstoppable Tide of Freedom FTW

Slather these stories of success on your July 4 burgers. America!

Like the charcoal in any respectable Independence Day cookout, progress often needs a spark to get going. Luckily, American history is chock-full of fire starters whose courage has kept the great Grill of Freedom hot for 240 years. Here are just a few of the brave souls who have made this cumbersome barbecue metaphor possible.

MUHAMMAD ALI BLAZES A TRAIL TOWARD RELIGIOUS ACCEPTANCE

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