Tired of the stereotype of teenagers being non-contributing members of the South Boston community, Kristine Mullen at 12 years old joined the South Boston Youth Ambassadors – a group that is the antithesis of non-productive.
Joey Degrandis is a fighter. He has been every since he was six years old. His older brothers brought him to the Munie Gym (the now McDonough Gym next to the Southie Court House on East Broadway) where he was introduced to boxing.
Richie Dahill is a Yankee Doodle Dandy – born on the forth of July 65 years ago. He is life-long resident of South Boston and comes from a long line of South Bostonians. He is third generation Southie.