Grandmother celebrates 80th Birthday by passing 3rd degree black belt test

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  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, spars with Jeffery Barber during her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Master Roger Lacombe test Gale Trumbeaux for her 3rd degree black belt on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, takes and passes her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, smiles as it is announced that she passed her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, celebrates as it is announced that she passed her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, receives her 3rd degree black belt from Master Roger Lacombe on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.

  • Gale Trumbeaux, who turns 80 years old on December 20, has her picture taken with Lisa Neumann after passing her 3rd degree black belt test on Wednesday, December 6 at Lacombe Karate Studio.