John comes of age during the Irish gang war and was soon a full time gangster. John was living the life, he was making money and his status in the underworld was rising. He mostly stayed neutral in the Irish war, but he was running with Joe "The Animal" Barboza and Jimmy "The Bear" Flemmi. These two were simply killing machines and that continued unabated. John committed his first of many murders at age twenty-four. He was fully manipulated by Stevie Flemmi into committing the homicide, Stevie was trying to protect the real murderer, his brother, Jimmy "The Bear" Flemmi. This pattern continued through the decades. Don't miss this episode! Please share!
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