We had done it, all 57 of us were black belts! Mr. Helen said, "That was some old school martial arts testing right there. I'm a little jealous because your test was harder than any I've ever done (he's done three). But I'm so proud of you I can't even find the words to express it!
I won't actually receive my black belt until we have our show on December 15th and when I tie it on, I'll know deep in my heart, I earned it. I'm a black belt!