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Celebrating 90 years: Elder Perry's decades of Church service

The year of 2012 was destined to be a memorable, nostalgic time for Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve.

For one, the venerable apostle turns 90 this month. His wife, Sister Barbara D. Perry, celebrates her 80th birthday this year. In October, Elder Perry marks his 40th year of service as a General Authority. To celebrate such a personal and historic year, the Perrys embarked on a recent and literal trip down memory lane. Over the past month, they have visited different areas of the United States that Elder Perry once called home — and where the veteran Church leader played a pivotal role in the construction of several Church meetinghouses.

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