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Tongan Young Men Learn Self-Reliance

Brothers William (10 years old) and Robert (8 years old) Finau, spent their recent school break time picking up rubbish around the residential homes on Liahona Campus, Tongatapu, Tonga.


The boys reside on campus with their parents and siblings. Their mother, JoAnne, is a teacher at Liahona High School.

They collected sufficient rubbish to fill 10 large garbage bags.


Encouraged by their neighbor, Susan Parr, wife of the Service Centre Manager, Garrick Parr, the enterprising boys were rewarded for their diligent efforts with a healthy lunch, ice-cream, movie and some financial blessings. If their labours during this clean-up are anything to go by, these fine young men will make excellent, hard-working fathers!

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