In this Sept. 18, 2012, photo, Olympic gold medal boxer Claressa Shields spars with training partner Ardreal Holmes at the Berston Field House in Flint, Mich. Unwilling to accept a life

 

              In this Sept. 18, 2012, photo, Olympic gold medal boxer Claressa Shields spars with training partner Ardreal Holmes at the Berston Field House in Flint, Mich. Unwilling to accept a life
In this Sept. 18, 2012, photo, Olympic gold medal boxer Claressa Shields spars with training partner Ardreal Holmes at the Berston Field House in Flint, Mich. Unwilling to accept a life of poverty, crime or worse, Shields found her family, her passion and her way out through a small, dark basement gym. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)