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2007 BOSTONIAN of the YEAR

Guarding the House

Wall Street made billions off the backs of homeowners. But when the mortgage crisis blew up, a pit bull named Bruce Marks stood up for the Average Joes and, incredibly, got some of the biggest banks to bend.

By Neil Swidey
December 30, 2007

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There are guys you'd want to talk Sox trades with over a beer, guys you'd want to deliver the toast at your wedding, guys you'd want by your side if some goateed knucklehead took a swing at you because you accidentally bumped into his girlfriend. Bruce Marks is none of these guys. (Full article: 2930 words)

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