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Emotions run high as Atlanta Georgia Temple nears re-dedication

Excitement with a huge dose of gratitude ran high 28 years ago when the Atlanta Georgia Temple was dedicated.

"We were expecting large crowds, and we got them, some 55,000 people," said Elder M. Keith Giddens, an Area Seventy and local coordinator of the temple's rededication committee.

Among special guests were Georgia's Gov. Nathan Deal, U.S. congressmen and other elected officials, leaders of other faiths and business and education leaders.

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