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President Uchtdorf Keynotes Observance of German Christmas Tradition

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf helped lead the observance of the German tradition of St. Martin’s Lantern Parade on December 5 at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City, marking the opening of the three-night Christkindlmarkt, featuring an array of temporary shops offering German food and wares at the park entrance.

It was the second Christmas season that the park has staged the parade, which stems from the 4th century A.D.

President Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, was the featured speaker for the lantern parade.

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