Has John Baird become a martial arts master overnight?
No, the taekwondo black belt Foreign Affairs Minister Baird received on Saturday was of the honorary variety, part of a reception for the visit of his South Korean counterpart Kim Sung-hwan.
In order to earn his belt, Baird had to break a wooden board with his bare hand. Ottawa taekwondo instructor Tae E. Lee was on hand to watch.
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