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President Nelson addresses using chair during conference talk

Oct 1, 2022, 1:55 PM | Updated: 2:07 pm
President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Semiannual Gene...
President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Oct. 1, 2022. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

SALT LAKE CITY — President Russell M. Nelson took to social media after Latter-day Saints noticed he used a chair to deliver his remarks during the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

“Some noticed that I sat on a chair to deliver my message this morning,” President Nelson said on his Twitter account. “What a help that was! The other day it occurred to me that I have been alive during nearly half of the number of years since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized in 1830.”

President Nelson became the oldest Church president in June and celebrated his 98th birthday on Sept. 9. Past speakers, including the late President Boyd K. Packer, used chairs while giving general conference addresses.

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President Nelson addresses using chair during conference talk