Utah Mormon Running for President of Kenya

by | Apr. 10, 2017

Mormon Life

"The gospel has helped me to understand that nothing is impossible as long as it has to do with blessing the lives of others," Kenyan presidential candidate Amram Musungu said.

Amram Musungu walked dozens of miles every day to attend school in Hamuyundi, Kenya. He slept on banana leaves on the floor of his village hut. And he didn't own a pair of shoes until he was 15 years old.

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But that didn't stop him from changing his future.

"I wanted to be different. I wanted to help," Musungu, who lives in South Salt Lake, told the Deseret News.

Now, with dual-citizenship in Utah, the 39-year-old Mormon auditor is running for president of his native homeland.

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