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Learn About the New Area Seventies Called to Serve in Ghana, Venezuela + More


In the April 2018 general conference, we sustained 55 new Area Seventies who will serve all over the world. Let's take a moment to get to know these brethren. 

Richard K. Ahadjie, 63, Adenta, Ghana; managing director, Rema-Alma Co. Ltd.; currently serving as a sealer in the Accra Ghana Temple; former bishop, branch president, high councilor, mission president, and stake president; wife, Emelisa; six children. 

Alberto A. Álvarez, 57, Lecheria, Venezuela; currently serving as president of the Venezuela Barcelona Mission; former bishop, district presidency member, mission presidency member, stake presidency member, and stake president; wife: Aurora; three children.

Duane D. Bell, 46, East London, South Africa; sales representative, Space Television; currently serving as institute teacher; former bishop, bishopric member, branch presidency member, district mission president, and stake president; wife, Jocelyn; four children.

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