SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (NBC News) – Utah woman proves age is just a number after receiving her fifth degree black belt in karate, an honor she received from Chuck Norris himself.
Norris told him that she was an inspiration to him.
“He just has such a loving heart. Her family is wonderful and they really, really care, ”said Carole Taylor.
Taylor’s passion for martial arts began 15 years ago at the age of 68 when she began taking her 11-year-old granddaughter to class.
To date, Taylor is a healthy 83-year-old woman who has been awarded five black belts.
Taylor adds that when you’re over 60, you should do something you’ve never tried before to keep those passages in your brain open and active. I thought I think it will.
Taylor also teaches karate and it is not her only talent and she is an actress who has acted in plays and films, an artist and a calligrapher.
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