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07-19-2010, 08:40 AM
Posted 2010-07-19 08:39:29 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20100718/news/307189986/peninsula-woman-aikido-practitioner-promotes-martial-art-for-p

This article entitled "Aikido practitioner promotes martial art for peace" (http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20100718/news/307189986/peninsula-woman-aikido-practitioner-promotes-martial-art-for-peace) highlights Neilu Naini of Dungeness, WA who has recently started teaching aikido classes at the YMCA.

From the article: She now divides her time between tending her own garden in Dungeness, teaching aikido, knitting with local alpaca fiber, playing the tabla (Indian drum) and working as a home care aide at the Korean Women's Association. [...] "Dad asks what to tell people who ask what I do," she said. "I said tell them I'm a martial artist. That's what I always come back to. Aikido has led me to a life of service."

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