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It’s been 23 years since a prophet has visited Vietnam.

The first time was in 1966, when then-Elder Hinckley traveled to the country and offered a prayer on the land in behalf of the people. It would be 30 years before he would return to the area as president of the Church.

On Nov. 17, 2019, President Russell M. Nelson stopped in Ho Chi Minh to speak with 432 Latter-day Saints. In a Church News video, President Nelson spoke of how the Church has grown over the recent decades, stating that President Hinckley could “forsee what we are seeing tonight.”

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