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Old 05-13-2013, 10:39 AM   #1
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passing of Henry Smith Shihan

with great sadness that I announce the passing of Henry Smith sensei, chief instructor, Aikikai Of Philadelphia.

he led an extraordinary life: Aikidoka, dancer/body builder/football player/choreographer/martial artist/cross cultural dance explorations with the Lakota Sioux

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty33CbwKFBs
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:50 AM   #2
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Re: passing of Henry Smith Shihan

Thank you, Henry Smith Shihan, for your great contributions to Aikido, and to humanity. May you rest in the Peace you so richly deserve. In oneness.
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Old 05-13-2013, 11:29 AM   #3
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Re: passing of Henry Smith Shihan

my condolences. so sad. a fellow brotherly loved.
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:32 PM   #4
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Re: passing of Henry Smith Shihan

My condolences. A good teacher, a good man. Rest in Peace!
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Old 05-27-2013, 04:58 PM   #5
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my condolences on the loss

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Old 05-29-2013, 06:20 PM   #6
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Re: passing of Henry Smith Shihan

I was sad to hear of his passing. I recently found this video and wanted to know more about him. Now I am just glad I found it in the first place.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty33C...ayer_embedded#!

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