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Machida Karate family -- Machida Sensei and my dad were on the same voyage from Japan to Brazil. I remember seeing pictures and footage of their trip, documented by NHK (Japanese National Broadcaster), when I was a kid. One that particularly stuck in my mind is of Machida Sensei practicing kata, on the deck on the ship. My brother's attended Machida Sensei's dojo, for a brief period, in Belem, Para, Brazil.