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Oct 12, 2009 - Photos of the Week

Photo of the Week: The Grau Family

The Grau Family

Pictured left-to-right are Christopher, Christa, and Kaylee Grau. Chris “Growler” Grau is the 36th Black Belt of the Karate Institute of America, the webmaster of, and will soon be testing for his Third Dan, a prestigious rank of considerable achievement, which will make him the highest ranking active Black Belt at the KIA. Christa, his lovely wife, heralds from Arizona. Kaylee was soon to be a year old when this photo was taken.