Questions and Answers #3

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Question: Did Elvis really get a black belt?
Actually, yes! He trained frequently with Ed Parker, developer of American Kenpo karate. Mr. Penny, who loves books, even has a book on it, Elvis’ Karate Legacy. Although Elvis was undoubtedly passionate about the martial arts, he seemed to have earned what we call the “Hollywood Black Belt.” Which is when a celebrity climbs the ranks faster than anyone else seems able. Elvis reached 8th degree black belt in 15 years.

Question: I LOVE KARATE!!!!!!
I DO TOO!!!!!!

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