Palomino's unlikely career leads to Hall of Fame
Carlos Palomino never particularly liked to fight.
He did so only out of necessity & for his father's amusement, to mark his turf as a Tijuana shoeshine boy, to defend himself at the schoolyard.
It seems like the beginnings of a tale that has become familiar over the years: A Mexican kid takes up boxing to escape the hardscrabble barrio and becomes a world champion.
Palomino's journey was much different.
Vietnam forced him into the sport late. A passion for acting lured ...
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