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Published:February 27th, 2012 12:51 EST

71-Year-Old Dude Earns Fourth-Degree Black Belt In Karate

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A 71-year-old New York state man has earned a fourth-degree black belt in karate after spending 20 years learning the sport."


I commend James Wild for his remarkable achievement, we are never too old to continue our intellectual and physical endeavors.


But with all due respect I`m sure that Wild`s reflexes have slowed down a bit, if he cocked his arm back by the time his fist came close enough for me to deflect, I would have time to tie my shoelaces and brush my teeth.

The elderly gentleman isn`t satisfied with his fourth -degree black belt, he`s going for his fifth degree.

Wild`s wife, Virginia, supports her husband, she`s probably glad to get him out of her hair for a while. You go James, I`m sure that any 6-six-year-old brat will be afraid to walk on your front lawn.

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