It's been a brutal year in the world of boxing. Four high-profile fighters -- Alexis Arguello, Arturo Gatti, Vernon Forrest and Edwin Valero -- have died in the past 10 months, prompting questions about the culture of the sport.
Three-time boxing champion Vernon Forrest was remembered Monday by some 1,500 friends, family and fellow athletes as a soft-spoken, modest competitor defined more by his work helping others than his victories in the ring.
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Driven and skilled inside the ring, Vernon Forrest may have been even more dedicated to others outside the ropes. Boxing never gave him quite the recognition he deserved, but those who knew Forrest best won't soon forget his compassion and character.