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Old 07-14-2011, 10:50 AM   #55
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Location: Kawasaki, Kanagawa
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Re: Non-Aikido thoughts and considerations

Dan Harden wrote: View Post
Refused to be called Soke
Refused to be called Menkyo
Never called himself a shihan
His son stated that both he and his father had no rank
Then his grandson dies in a cold, remote little port town and one of the most fascinatingly bitter and nasty succession disputes occur over claims to the title of soke.
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