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SHADES OF ISSHINRYU

Kyan First Generation 1956

Back row (l-r):
Hall, Cooper, Carter, Smiley, Nagle, Eikei Maekawa & Tomori
Front row (l-r):
Brynor, Rickerson, Tatsuo Shimabukuro & Kichiro, son of Tatsuo
Not shown on this picture:
-Oreo: Very large man, opened a catering business in Washington, D.C.
-Stretch: Fought Golden Gloves, thought his punches better than Senseiís. From N.Y.
-Kenji Kaneshiro
-Kiyochi
-Eiko Kaneshi
-Kanei Uechi: Master of Uechi-ryu, personal friend of Sensei. Was a good street fighter.
-H.G. Smith took photo

Any verifiable full names would be appreciated. Nicknames caused the loss of proper names.

 

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