When Father Gregory Boyle Speaks…

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“Once, he came upon a brawl, still the largest he has ever seen–50 or 60 men, with baseball bats, blocking four lanes of traffic. He ran into the middle of the mob, bellowing, ‘Put down the motherfucking bats!’ The men stood down, shocked. ‘It was like the parting of the Red Sea,’ Boyle recalled, chuckling. ‘They said, ‘G … you cursed!’” — Just one of many awesome paragraphs in Fast Company’s spectacular May profile of Homeboy Industries’ Father Gregory Boyle. [FC]