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Legacy of faith continues in Pacific Area

Published: Saturday, March 8, 2014 | Read story
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Elder Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy Nelson, far right, outside the Papeete Tahiti Stake Center with, from left, Area Seventy Elder T. Marama Tarati, Sister Christiane Tarati, and French Polynesia President Gaston Flosse. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Area)
Photo courtesy of Pacific Area
Elder Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy Nelson, far right, outside the Papeete Tahiti Stake Center with, from left, Area Seventy Elder T. Marama Tarati, Sister Christiane Tarati, and French Polynesia President Gaston Flosse.
The Church’s rich past in the Pacific Islands may surprise all but the most astute students of Mormon history.