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Old 02-16-2010, 07:32 PM   #2
raul rodrigo
Location: Quezon City
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Re: In Memory of Kuroiwa Yoshio - 黒岩洋志郎 -- 1932- 2010

Thank you very much for this, Ellis. You've written bits and pieces about Kuroiwa sensei before, but never in the integrated way that you've done here. And it's a great help to know for instance, that Masuda concussing you (which you have mentioned before) happened in the context of a previous "affront" that involved Kuroiwa. I find the interpersonal dynamics of these sensei fascinating, and it's a revelation that even Masuda would treat a (technical) junior and iconoclast like Kuroiwa with such respect.
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