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One Friday evening, young Moses Lwakihugo came home from school and heard gunshots.

“I found myself in the middle of the war,” he recalled. “I turned, see people are getting shot. And I looked behind, people being killed. And I didn’t know what to do. I was just waiting to die.”

He offered a desperate plea: “God, if you help me here, I will follow You.”

In a new Inspirational Message released Thursday, Jan. 29, titled “Christlike Service to Refugees,” people from various regions of Africa describe fleeing from war and how they have found belonging and support as refugees among Latter-day Saints in Spokane, Washington.

The video features a quote from President Russell M. Nelson: “Now is the time we can learn. Now is the time we can repent. Now is the time we can bless others.”

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