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Former missionaries rejoice for India's first stake

There were times when Joel Bottom wondered how long it would take for India to get its first Mormon stake.

For instance, when then-20-year-old Elder Bottom was detained in 1995 and he was the first of more than 50 other American missionaries forced to leave India, he wondered.

The good news was only 17 years away.

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