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Misc: Homeboy industries, a success story still faces a daily struggle

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Fr. Gregory Boyle

Fr. Gregory Boyle S.J. is one of our heroes. For a quarter of a century, he has steered people out of the gang life through Homeboy Industries, which offers job training, counseling, tattoo removal and more. The model Boyle built has been replicated around the country and abroad, but due to government cuts his program is struggling. Fr. Boyle is also suffering from cancer. Read about it in The Los Angeles Times here: Homeboy industries, a success story still faces a daily struggle