LDS volunteers add to the olympic spirit in London

At venues both around London and farther away, at train stations, at bus depots, and on the streets and underground train platforms of London, the familiar purple and orange uniforms of the London 2012 “games-makers” can be seen. The “games-makers” are the 70,000 volunteers of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, so called by Lord Sebastian Coe, chair of the London 2012 Organizing Committee who commented, “Volunteers can make or break the games.”

Members from wards of the Church in Great Britain are among those original 240,000 individuals who applied more than two years ago to be part of the “Greatest Show on Earth” in London and at other venues.

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