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I saw this item at an arts and crafts supply store, Michael's. It's interesting how the karate-master image has become a cultural phenomenon in the United States. To give it a scrapbook outfit that can be transferred onto any person's picture suggests the ease of appropriating another culture and making it a part of one's own identity.

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dotdotdot — Last modified Mar 30 2011 8:01 p.m.

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