Trying to find my uncle: Troy DeHart

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  1. Josh Oakley

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    I've been trying to find, for the past few months, my uncle, Troy deHart. He ran a kendo school in Yucca Valley, CA, but recently his dojo closed. Unfortunately, everything I can find online about him links to the old dojo.

    Does anyone know him and how I can get ahold of him? I'd like him to meet his neice-in-law, and I know my mom would like to see him again as well.
     
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    I am assuming that High Desert Kendo was Mr deHart's old dojo?

    I have found entries for a Troy DeHart running a dojo in LA, could that be him?
     
  4. Josh Oakley

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    Yeah, his was high desert. what's the name of the dojo in LA?
     
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    Apologies, Josh. I appear to have raised false hopes.

    Blame Google for concatenating it's search results and making it appear that Troy DeHart and a dojo in LA were from the same entry when in fact they were from adjacent entries.

    Sorry. The website for High Desert still seems active tho: http://www.joshuatreevillage.com/207/207.htm
     
  6. Josh Oakley

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    No problem. Carol Kaur gave me a possible lead with a pic. I'll keep ya'll posted.
     
  7. Josh Oakley

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    Thread Necro: ​He just contacted me on facebook!!!
     
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    Poster Necro: Welcome back, Josh!!!!

     
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    Nice! Glad to hear that Josh!!!
     
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    Cool deal.
     
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    thanks! Been dealing with some PTSD stuff.
     
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    Welcome back Josh! You've been missed. Great to hear that you made contact with your uncle!
     
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    Welcome back Josh. Day by day brother
     
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    It is good to see your name up on the boards again Josh.
     

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