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Old 02-14-2012, 08:43 AM   #16
Allen Beebe
Location: Portland, OR
Join Date: Mar 2007
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Re: Shirata Biographical Article

Dave Gallagher wrote: View Post
Very interesting read.
Stan posted the 2nd interesting installment yesterday. There is a great photo Stan added that includes: Rinjiro Shirata, Tsutomu Yukawa, Tesshin Hoshi, Kaoru Funahashi, Kiyoshi Nakakura, Morihei Ueshiba, Gozo Shioda, Hatsu Ueshiba, Zenzaburo Akazawa, Kenji Tomiki, and a very young Kisshomaru Ueshiba all posing together from 1933.

(Presumedly it is a non-altered version.)

It is interesting to observe that Stan felt a few "balancing" notes were called for to help maintain historical accuracy, rather than a promoted political expediency.

~ Allen Beebe
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