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Father Greg Boyle  has put hundreds of former gang members to work at  Homeboy Industries  and at the  Homegirl Café  in downtown Los Angeles.

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Father Greg Boyle has put hundreds of former gang members to work at Homeboy Industries and at the Homegirl Café in downtown Los Angeles.

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