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Since 1987, Mike Summers has been teaching tae kwon do to students in the Detroit Lakes area.

In fact, he's been teaching the Korean martial art of tae kwon do since it was still known as karate.


"There weren't a lot of peo-ple in it (martial arts) when I started," he says. "Now, just about every town has a tae kwon do school... it's become an Olympic sport.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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