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Old 08-30-2010, 12:59 PM   #11
Nick P.
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Dojo: Sukagawa Aikido Club of Montreal
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Re: Passing of Seiichi Sugano Shihan

Sad, sad news indeed.

I visited New York Aikikai the day Sugano Sensei returned to the mat after his surgery in 200(3?), and remember that slipper going flying.

Though I was not lucky enough to be thrown by him, his smile is what I will remember the most, and of course his fantastic technique.

My condolences to all who knew him, both on and off the mat.

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