Shaolin monks have a colorful history as elite martial artists

[brid video="115359" player="7965" title="Elite Forces Shaolin Monks"]The legendary monks of the Shaolin order are world renowned. These enlightened enigmas were advocates of peace, and exporters of one of the most influential martial arts in history.

But who were they really?

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