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Dad one week before he died


I received my Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do on August 14, 2009, just a week before my father died. He thought it was awesome that a woman my age (45 at the time) could do something like that.

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Konnie's Dad

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I think it's awesome, too, Konnie, and I know your dad is still smiling with you. My dad passed on February of 1970...seems like a hundred years ago, and seems like yesterday. I loved him very much, and it is evident that you loved your dad very much, also. Thanks for sharing. Carol Mikesmomrs (PS) Mike never got to meet my dad, but he was the only grandchild who had the same red bushy beard that my dad had in his younger years.

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I think that is awsome too. I just started myself at 33 in shotokan karate. I believe my mom is helping me to do this since when we were small i wasn't able to. I know i will never be able to stand beside her like yourself but i know she is watching me and i'm doing it for her as well as myself. I think martial arts will help me with the meditation and focous i need to get passed this. We'll see. Your father looks like my mom, big smile and a great spirit.

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