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Tommy Hearns

Neighborhood Natives: Tommy Hearns

See the photo series through March at Detroit Public Library

City of Detroit photographer Cyrus Tetteh has spent the last year photographing notable Detroit residents and natives for our “Neighborhood Natives” portrait series. See the portraits now through March 27 at the Detroit Public Library Main Branch at 5201 Woodward Avenue.

Hall of Famer Tommy “Hitman” Hearns was raised on Detroit’s east side. Hearns became the first boxer in history to win world titles in four divisions and has won eight world titles in six different weight categories.