"It was a grind. There was nothing easy about it. I didn’t speak Portuguese for at least six months, so I had to pay attention at class and on the street. I came in as a white belt with an open mind, wanting to learn from the source. I treated my training like someone pursuing a degree in university would treat their studies."
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"..it was a lot of hate, but I don’t take it personally. I wasn’t going to lose my dream and my goals for [anyone]."
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