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Old 01-17-2014, 07:48 AM   #42
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Location: Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador
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Re: Teacher OKs "Avoid[ing] touching females on religious grounds"

In the spirit of understanding that there is often more than one side to a story, I'd like to provide the following link, which was passed along to me by a friend:

As well, the National Post has a follow-up article, in which the sensei in question clarifies that the class wasn't segregated, but rather that the muslim student was accomadated in his request by only being paired with men during practice.
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