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Official Sesquicentennial K-12 Education Project
sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education, the BYU-Public School Partnership and the Utah Education Network

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Pioneer: Talesi Te'o (A.J. - 4th Grade)

Description: 4th Grade A.J.'s picture to accompany his report on pioneer Talesi Te'o.
Image courtesy of: Heritage Gateway Project Images, These images have been gathered to support the Sesquicentennial celebration of the immigration to Utah.

Talesi was born August 12, 1942, in Western Samoa. He was assigned to Fitiuta, Manua Forestabust, with his roots in the L.D.S. Church, June, July and August, 1972. He accomplished what he was sent to do on one of the Islands in Samoa. His courage, self-reliance and preparation overcame persecution and won the hearts of the people of Fitiuta village in Manua Island.