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Old 05-13-2004, 02:28 AM   #67
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Re: Aikido and Samurai: a few questions

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Peter Rehse wrote:
I seem to remember something about Ueshiba M. being given permision to use the family crest (Mon) of another man so that Takeda S. would teach him. If I am going off the deep end on this please let me know. Entirely possible that I am confused.
IIRC (without checking), Yoshida Kotaro (who introduced Ueshiba to Takeda) lent him the use of his family crest for the purposes of the introduction.

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Chris

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