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(also Masahiro) (20 December 1918-8 October 1994). 7th dan Aikikai. Acupuncturist and Oriental medicine practitioner. B. Kagoshima Prefecture. Strong judo background. Relocated to France in 1961 as an official delegate of the AIKIKAI HOMBU DOJO where he remained until the early 1970s. He then moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA where he spent several years. He is now a resident of California where he operates a natural healing center. Nakazono is an authority on KOTODAMA and has written privately published books on the subject. The Nakazono Clinic, 4202 Genesee Ave. Suite 410, San Diego, CA 92117 USA (619)268-2922.