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Jason Calacanis

Saved from delinquency by martial arts


At the age of 15 Calacanis is on the verge of dropping out of the local Catholic high school in Bay Ridge, due to problems that include heavy drinking. A teacher intervenes on the condition that he takes up martial arts. He quits drinking, and starts studying Tae Kwon Do, and stays in high school.

It saved my life.