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Photo of the Week: Like Grandfather, Like Grandsons

Like Grandfather, Like Grandsons

Well, the circles and cycles of life keep circling ‘round. With Mr. King are his two grandsons: Ciaran, aka “Lightning,” (the elder, now 5) and Rory, aka “Thunder,” (the younger, age 1). They are the progeny of Whitefire’s younger daughter, Chandra, and her husband, Dan.

Photo #1: Lightning gets instruction in hand checking as Thunder sits and takes notes.

Photo #2: Lightning is put to the test with Thunder on deck, standing and ready to mix it up.

Photo #3: Thunder lets Lightning know it’s his turn. Time to work Bob a little.

Photo #4: Thunder gets kudos from proud Papa after his first palm strike.

Lightning and Thunder – a dynamic duo. More to come, for sure. Maybe we can even get the granddaughters, Popeye and Pipes (Christa’s and Mike’s kids – Paige and Emery) in for a photo shoot soon. They’re already pretty seasoned!

Great memories! Such a blessing to be a part of these young soul’s lives!