CHICAGO
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Francisco Rodriguez's Wake Attracts Family, Boxers

The slide show of Francisco "Paco" Rodriguez's triumphs showed the glory of boxing. That the photos were on display next to his casket was a jarring reminder of the sport's dangers.

In addition to grieving relatives, a steady stream of current and former boxers arrived at a Forest Park funeral home Monday to honor Rodriguez, a popular Chicago boxer known as "Kid Aztec," who died last week at age 25 from injuries suffered in a bout in Philadelphia.

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