ACH029: James Braddock was a rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches story of the 1920s and 30s, and was heavyweight boxing champion, winning in a stunning upset victory. But as Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us, he was also a devoted family man and devout Catholic who never forgot the charity he received at his lowest time of his life.
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Links for this episode:
- The Cinderella Man's Left Hook: Jim Braddock's Catholic Story
- The Catholic Nerd: Famous Catholic Friday: James J. Braddock
- Jim Braddock Biography – About The Cinderella Man
- ‘Cinderella Man’ James Braddock, the Irish-American boxer who became world champion
- James J. Braddock – Wikipedia
- Cinderella Man (movie)
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