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Still Kicking After All These Years
Keiko Fukuda

Have you ever wanted something SO much you were willing to wait however long it took? Well, Keiko Fukuda waited almost 80 years to realizing her dream.

At the age of 98 Keiko Fukuda became the first woman to achieve a tenth-degree black belt in Judo. The petite woman not quite five feet tall has attained the highest rank in the martial art and combat sport.  Only 16 people have ever reached this level of achievement.Read the full story on my Living in the Heartland blog.