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Old 07-24-2013, 12:27 PM   #2
Marc Abrams
Dojo: Aikido Arts of Shin Budo Kai/ Bedford Hills, New York
Location: New York
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1,302
Re: Death of Tsuneji "Tony" Sakakibara

Imaizumi Sensei officiated his Shodan test many, many years ago. I traveled with Imazumi Sensei to Mr. Sakakibara's dojo a number of years ago, when my teacher was invited to teach a seminar at his school, celebrating one of Mr. Sakakibara's milestones in Aikido.

I was very fortunate to have met Mr. Sakakibara and his students at the dojo. He was a gentleman through and through. I speak for all of Shin-Budo Kai when I extend our organization's condolences to his family, friends, students, and teachers.

Marc Abrams

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