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It was near the end of the interview when we realized it. I asked when his father had passes away, and he gave me the date, May 20, 1989. “Come to think of it, what a coincidence!” said Gosei Yamaguchi. “In Japan they are a day ahead.” The date in San Francisco, where we spoke, was May 19, 1995.
Yet the conversation, while beginning with Mr. Yamaguchi’s famous father Gogen Yamaguchi and his life in Japan, had also traveled across the ocean, to the large, sunlit Goju-Kai dojo where we sat. For Gosei Yamaguchi has not merely carried on his father’s ways, but has continued them. Think of it” To follow the ways of an innovator, you, too, must innovate, and this Mr. Yamaguchi has done.
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