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"The Church has become one large family scattered across the earth," President Hinckley said. "There are now more than 13 million of us in 176 nations and territories. A marvelous and wonderful thing is coming to pass."

David Cortez and his son Nephi (8) from Los Angeles, CA, read a plaque in front of a sculpture of Jesus Christ during the Saturday afternoon session of the 177th semi annual conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints October 6, 2007. Keith Johnson/Deseret Morning News
David Cortez and his son Nephi (8) from Los Angeles, CA, read a plaque in front of a sculpture of Jesus Christ during the Saturday afternoon session of the 177th semi annual conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints October 6, 2007. Keith Johnson/Deseret Morning News
Jessica Ling, Hong Kong, laughs with friends on Temple Square during LDS General Conference Oct 6, 2007 in Salt Lake City. Jeffrey D. Allred/photo
Jessica Ling, Hong Kong, laughs with friends on Temple Square during LDS General Conference Oct 6, 2007 in Salt Lake City. Jeffrey D. Allred/photo Credit: Photo by Jeffrey D.Allred/Deseret Morning News
Rolayne Waldron, Mesa AZ, along with her daughters Sommer and Genna (R) wait in line for LDS General Conference Oct 6, 2007 in Salt Lake City. Jeffrey D. Allred/photo
Rolayne Waldron, Mesa AZ, along with her daughters Sommer and Genna (R) wait in line for LDS General Conference Oct 6, 2007 in Salt Lake City. Jeffrey D. Allred/photo Credit: Photo by Jeffrey D.Allred/Deseret Morning News
Jarrett (R) And his son Kenneth Petersen look at the SL Temple during LDS General Conference Oct 6, 2007 in Salt Lake City. Jeffrey D. Allred/photo
Jarrett (R) And his son Kenneth Petersen look at the SL Temple during LDS General Conference Oct 6, 2007 in Salt Lake City. Jeffrey D. Allred/photo Credit: Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret Morning News