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Ronda Rousey Book Signing For 'My Fight/Your Fight'

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That’s right, TMZ caught up with Ronda the other day and she told him, “I so much respect for you and what you are doing and your hustle, but I don’t get that much time with my family.”
The paparazzi was asking her what was the latest movie she had seen.
Ronda’s mom, AnnMaria De Mars decided to pipe in giving a movie suggestion for the guy… she said, “‘Before His Time’ It’s about my grandfather, Ronda’s great-grandfather. They show it during Black History Month every year in Canada because he was one of the first black physicians in North American.”
Cedric was told the breaking news about Ronda’s black heritage announcement and he said, “you know what, you ever wondered because all the back dudes we all loved Ronda Rousey right away. If she don’t ever want to do the fight in the ring no more we can always put her on love and hip hop.”
The movie is about a documentary that covers the life of Dr. Alfred E. Waddell, a Trinidadian Dr. that immigrated to Halifax, Canada.
Here is some info from the Canadian production company:

The son of a headmaster, Alfred Waddell set out for New York in 1923 with his young bride Amelia Maria, dreaming of becoming a doctor.

The couple worked menial jobs to support themselves in New York. In 1928 Alfred left his family to study medicine at Dalhousie’s medical school in Halifax. Amelia Maria finally joined him with their 4 children. Graduating in 1933, he faced the suspicions of Halifax’s white and black communities who regarded him as an “outsider.” His practice took off slowly. Members of the Chinese community were among his first clients.

Despite his own hardships, Waddell treated many isolated people who had no access to medical care. Waddell brought medicine to far flung black communities; spoke out against injustice; and even billeted black musicians like Cab Calloway, when he could not get a hotel room. A champion of social equality, Dr. Waddell raised his children with ideas of fairness and earned the respect of an entire city.

Although he died of a heart attack before he could see many of the social changes he fought for, Alfred Waddell is remembered fondly his those who benefited from his advocacy.

Via:tmz

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