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#233262 - 02/22/06 11:18 PM What's Chuck been up to?
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Martial arts expert-turned-actor Norris,who last year starred in a two-hour Walker,Texas Ranger TV movie called Trial By Fire,will soon add another acomplishment to his resume:author.He's preparing to release The Justice Riders,the first of what he plans as a series of novels set in the Old West,with all profits going to Norris' Texas based Kickstart Foundation,which trains troubled kids in martial arts and points them on the right path-just as martial arts did for him. "I was an at-risk kid," Norris admits."I grew up in poverty with an alchoholic father who was gone all the time.I could have gone the wrong way very easily.Fortunately,my mom kept me on the right trail,and the martial arts turned my life around."




Kudos to you Chuck.
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#233263 - 02/23/06 10:13 AM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: BrianS]
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I like Chuck as a role model to kids. The way he takes the "facts" jokes and critiques of his acting speaks well of him.

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#233264 - 02/23/06 11:42 AM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: steyr_scout308]
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I like Chuck as a role model to kids. The way he takes the "facts" jokes and critiques of his acting speaks well of him.




I've never seen his response to these things. How does he react to them?

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#233265 - 02/23/06 12:56 PM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: JoelM]
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I saw an interview where Chuck seemed surprised that people were bothering to make jokes about him - but surprised in a humble kind of way. He was almost flattered, and was not mad or upset at all. I thought he handled it in a very classy way.
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#233266 - 02/23/06 01:12 PM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: BrianS]
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He is big into off shore boat racing too.
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#233267 - 02/23/06 01:56 PM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: BrianS]
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#233268 - 02/23/06 02:45 PM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: BrianS]
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My sensei looks just like Chuck Norris... I will post a link to a picture of his when I find one. I am not even kidding...

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#233269 - 02/23/06 02:51 PM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: Salek]
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http://www.centralmnkarate.com/instructors/timKiel.html
there is the link.
Just incase someone somewhere is reading this and knows him, this is by no means an insult... he is one of the best Senseis I have trained under.

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#233270 - 02/23/06 03:31 PM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: Ed_Morris]
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#233271 - 02/23/06 05:24 PM Re: What's Chuck been up to? [Re: BrianS]
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That's great that all the money goes to his kickstart foundation. I myself try and gets kids off the street with martial arts. I know it my sound strange but I think it has worked a little so far.

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