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The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now using walker, in good spirits

May 16, 2023, 4:24 PM

The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now using a walker, but remains...

President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Church, delivers the closing address of the 191st Semiannual General Conference on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 3, in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. The prophet announced 13 new temples and the reconstruction of a 14th. Photo: Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Russell M. Nelson, posted on Facebook Tuesday that rumors of him using a walker are true. 

He said from time to time he has challenges with his balance. However, he assures that his heart is good, and his spirits and legs are strong. 

President Nelson is currently 98 years old. 


 

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