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Rest In Peace, Mr. Butch

Posted by Emily Sweeney July 13, 2007 10:17 PM


Street icon 'Mr. Butch' dies at 56
Scooter crash claims popular homeless man

By Bryan Marquard, Globe Staff | July 12, 2007

Dreadlocked, homeless, and usually cheerful, Mr. Butch was an iconic presence in Kenmore Square for years before moving his base of operations to Harvard Avenue in Allston a decade ago. Ranting in rhyme with a beer in hand a tall boy, preferably he would panhandle one minute and offer to share his take with a friend the next. (Read more)

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