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East Coast Karate in Lynn is holding karate classes for kids with autism

Matthew Thorn, left, Cole Quinn and Jared Kelly with Mary Panagopoulos in the background, during Sunday morning's Lynn Karate Class for Kids with Autism. (Owen O'Rourke)
LYNN — It might seem counterintuitive to some that kids with autism can benefit from karate, because children on the spectrum sometimes struggle with self-control, according to Susan Gilroy, director of the autism support center at Northeast Arc. But for the past 11 years, East Coast Karate & Aerobic Fitness Center, located on Union Street,…

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