6 years ago
Mike Tyson, a name that still resounds in the world of boxing, was born to a Catholic family. His father had forsaken his family and the little boy found his way to the streets. Soon he became troublesome and none of his comrades, who caused troubles to him, could survive his heavy fist.
At school he caused trouble when berated by any of them. He would beat his schoolmates which resulted in his dismissal from school and was consigned to a child-care institution.
There, his physical built was eye-catching and this began to attract everyone there. A boxing trainer noticed his strong stature and well- fit muscles, so he began to give him special care and predicted that he would be a matchless boxer.
In 1984, Tyson became a professional boxer and one year later he won the world title. Later, he was accused of rape and after trail, he was imprisoned. While incarcerated he began to recall his past and spent most of his time reading about Islam.
When he was asked, "What did Islam add to your personality?" He said,
Tyson, after leaving the prison, went to a mosque in the company of Klay, his exemplar, to perform two Rakas to thank God. His entire family reverted to Islam living happily, their soul certainly being at peace.