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LDS Mom of 11 & Business Owner Named Alaska's Mother of the Year

With 11 children and a booming business, Vikki Solberg knows what it’s like to be a busy mom.

She and her husband, Rick, both grew up around siblings—she had three—and looked forward to having a family when they married in 1972. They didn’t plan on having 11 children but are grateful they did. “Heavenly Father has blessed us tremendously,” she said.

Four years after getting married, she and her husband decided to open a health food store. The idea came to them after watching the April 1976 general conference. Bishop Vaughn J. Featherstone, then Second Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric, spoke on food storage.

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