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Former Cop Opens Boxing Gym to Keep Kids Out of Gangs

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A 128-year-old church in Kansas is now a boxing gym thanks to a former cop who hopes it will keep kids out of gangs. It’s also where retired cop Matt Tomasic used to be an altar boy. When his department was looking for a location to start its Police Athletic League program, he knew the vacant building in Kansas City was the perfect spot. So along with a former professional fighter, he resurrected the facility.

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