The People Who Leave You Full

Dawn Callan and her combat team

Dawn Callan, one of the great teachers and friends of my life, passed away Saturday morning. I’m sure I will begin to write about my relationship with this little dynamo, the greatest self-defense instructor I’ve ever known. I mean that in the sense that she had the unique capacity to spark, in only two days, a place of warrior awareness most strip-mall dojos couldn’t dream of. And I’d estimate that most people who have trained for two…