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Apr 27, 2009 - Photos of the Week

Photo of the Week: Happy & Proud Families

Happy & Proud Families

With new Kiado-Ryu Purple Belts, Tristan “Raptor” Ligtvoet and Josh “Viper” Shamassian, are their happy and proud families.

Behind Tristan (left) are his mother, Atousa; father, Ed (having fun) with younger son, Aiden. Standing with Josh are his mother, Joann; father, Mike; Aunt, Silva; and the beautiful young lady is Josh’s sister, Hannah.

It is parents and families such as these that have made the Karate Institute of America a wonderful place. We are extremely blessed to have them as part of our KIA family.