Dec
11

Brian Kagen pick: “Fighting through life’s challenges,” by Kevin Gleason

“They are some pair, these guys. One has Parkinson’s disease, the other cerebral palsy. One has hands that shake uncontrollably, the other has arms that give him power. One teaches martial arts across from the firehouse in this quaint town. The other learns martial arts from a wheelchair.

By now you might wonder exactly how this works. This is how it works: A man named Ken Marvin refuses to give in to his disease. A man named Doug McGlynn refuses to give in to his condition. They are the perfect pair.”

Brian Kagen is an avid web researcher with a particular interest in martial arts. His training background includes both judo and aikido. He has contributed hundreds of article links over the years for AJ readers.

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Comments

  1. Excellent! …although I’ve never found aikido and fighting to be that mutually consistent…