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Mark “The Hammer” Carlos

Mark Carlos wasn’t nicknamed “the Hammer” by his biker associates for nothing. “When I’d make my rounds to collect drug debts for the gang, I would show up with a hammer in one hand and a pair of Vise-Grips in the other,” Mark says.  “I wasn’t a very nice person,” he continues. “I was a liar, I was a thief. I made money in the darkest of places, and I would do whatever it took to get what was due me.” Mark was born into an organized crime family. Abused at a young age, he was beaten when he told his father “to make me into a man,” remembers Mark. “At the age of 13, he battered me so badly that I had broken ribs and a punctured lung. I hid underneath a wood pile so he wouldn’t kill me.” Now sober and happily married, the father of one’s self-appointed job is spreading the good news of God. Besides being part of the Teen Challenge program, Mark rides with Bikers for Christ, a Christian ministry for motorcyclists, and helps The Salvation Army with their prison outreach. More from Mark HERE.

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