Copyright © Louise Crawford, Ramona Butler, 2011
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Many thanks to Merri Akiyama for her help and research, and to Eric Regan and all the staff at Niavaroni’s Kickboxing Academy. Thanks also to fellow writers: Jennifer Helgren, Susan Scheibel, and Suzanne Suzuki for your friendship, support, and feedback. Any errors or discrepancies in this work are not theirs, but the authors’ The authors assert literary license in the mention of a test to identify the Philadelphia Gene. To the best of their knowledge such a test is being developed but is not yet available.