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Late Spring, 1956 USS Bon Homme Richard, CVA-31 Steaming into port after weeks at sea is like re-awakening in a completely new life. And crossing the threshold of a new country is like entering another world. At 0530 hours the … Continue reading

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The “Karate Girls” and Taekwondo

Sonya and Sydney prepared for their twice-weekly karate training Please click on all images for the full effect In Korean, tae is to kick, jump, or strike with the foot; kwon is fist, or to strike with the hand; do … Continue reading

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