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Old 06-07-2008, 02:36 AM   #9
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Dojo: Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido
Location: Bracknell. Royal County of Berkshire
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Re: Ken Cottier Sensei in Latter Stages of Lung Cancer

I am truly sorry to hear of this sad news of Kens health. I first met Ken in Liverpool on a seminar in the early 1960's . Williams Sensei
and I had been invited to teach by a well known Judoka Ken Wainwright. This may have been Kens first Aikido class ? he stood out from the rest, he was such a funny guy making brilliant impersonations including Kenshiro Abbe Sensei. I last met Ken when he was a guest at our Kenshiro Abbe 50th Celebration in 2005.
My thoughts and prayers are with Ken and his family in what is a
most difficult time.

Henry Ellis
Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido
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