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Alan and Ruth Anderson
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We're Home!
January 30 2018 was a long day for us!  We went to the temple with the missionaries and had lunch with our friends at Taco Loco for the last time. Then we were headed back to the apartment for the final packing.  We decided to stop at Dongdaemun for a few m...
We're Home!
We're Home!
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Brrr! Our last Sunday!
We had our last Zone Conferences this week.  Everyone is enjoying their Subway lunch.  Now that some of the missionaries can use Facebook, we don't have to wait until they go home to be "friends"! It turned cold on us this week.  It got below 0 F (-18 C).  ...
Brrr! Our last Sunday!
Brrr! Our last Sunday!
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Our Replacements have Arrived!
Are the weeks going faster?  Or is it just me. We welcomed two new couples to the mission this week.  One couple is assigned to the mission office as our replacements and the other couple has a unique assignment to do church history and records management i...
Our Replacements have Arrived!
Our Replacements have Arrived!
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Olympic Torch in Seoul!
The Olympic Torch has come to Seoul!  They know how to make a fun procession. We realized that it had been a while since we went to a Korean festival.  We went over to Gwanghwamun Square and they were getting ready for the torch to come by.  They were in a ...
Olympic Torch in Seoul!
Olympic Torch in Seoul!
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Happy New Year!
The other day at the office I checked Facebook and then I gasped.  The elders asked me "What happened?"  I saw the message that President Monson had died.  We'll always remember we were in Korea when that happened.  One of our little Chinese/Korean sisters ...
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
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Christmas Week
This beautiful tree was at the Yongsan Base.  We went for a lovely Christmas buffet with the Whitings and Sonksens.  We were all so thrilled with all the American foods and treats! And the amazing Christmas decorations. This gingerbread house is almost big ...
Christmas Week
Christmas Week
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More Christmas Activities!
The past two weeks we have been having Zone Conferences.  This was taken after dinner one night when President Sonksen shared some memories from back in the day. We've also had Open Houses on Sunday nights for the missionaries to bring in their investigator...
More Christmas Activities!
More Christmas Activities!
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Christmas parties - Part I
Monday evening we went to the Yongsan Army Base for their tree lighting celebration at the fire station.  We saw some families from the branch.  Everyone was so bundled up, it was hard to recognize anyone! They had a few Christmas Carols and turned on the l...
Christmas parties - Part I
Christmas parties - Part I
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Transfers and Light the World
We were happy to welcome another great group of missionaries last week.  They come from Philippines, Taiwan, all over the US including two Hawaiians this time! Plus two Koreans who are waiting for their visas.  They will serve in New York and California. I ...
Transfers and Light the World
Transfers and Light the World
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Bazaar, Temple, Kimchi, Bulgogi and a Baptism!
After staff meeting this week, we sisters went down town to the Lotte Hotel.  They have a bazaar every year.  All the embassies from other countries bring things like crafts or clothing and food to sell and part of the proceeds go to charities in Seoul.  Th...
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