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They live by the sword

Students of Shim Gum Do seek enlightenment through martial art in Brighton

By Johnny Diaz
Globe Staff / September 16, 2006

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Sebastian Rizzon wakes just before dawn every day in the bell tower of the former First Parish of Brighton . He bows 33 times to Buddha and chants for 20 minutes for good luck and enlightenment inside the adjacent wood -beamed sanctuary with his housemates. He has cereal or rice for breakfast with them before heading off to his job ... (Full article: 1249 words)

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