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BBQ & Belief in Opelika

Chuck Ferrell of Chuck’s Bar-B-Q in Opelika, Alabama, is a born-again Christian who uses his  barbecue as a tool for conversion. He keeps a stock of religious tracts by the register and wields a barbecue pitchfork for a living.

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