Joe Louis at 100: A life in pictures

Joe Louis was born May 13, 1914. Remembering the former heavyweight champion of the world.

Fighter Joe Louis, nicknamed the Brown Bomber, poses in his boxing apparel in Pompton Lakes, N.J. on Jan. 24, 1937. Louis achieved the world heavyweight title in June 1937 and held it until May 1949. (AP Photo)

Fighter Joe Louis, nicknamed the Brown Bomber, poses in his boxing apparel in Pompton Lakes, N.J. on Jan. 24, 1937. Louis achieved the world heavyweight title in June 1937 and held it until May 1949. (AP Photo)

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