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Elder Donald L. Hallstrom to be BYU devotional speaker Dec. 7

Elder Donald L. Hallstrom, a member of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will address Brigham Young University students, staff and faculty in a Marriott Center devotional Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 11:05 a.m.

The address will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and at byub.org. Visit byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu for rebroadcast and archive information.

Elder Hallstrom was sustained as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy on April 1, 2000. At the time of his call as a General Authority, he was serving as an Area Seventy in the North America West Area.

He served in the Asia North and North America Central Area Presidencies and as a counselor in the Young Men General Presidency, assistant executive director of the Family and Church History Department, executive director of the Audiovisual Department and in the Asia Area Presidency as a counselor, and from 2008 until 2010, as president.

He graduated from BYU with a bachelor of arts degree in economics. He was president of The Hallstrom Group, Inc., a real estate consulting and appraisal organization based in Honolulu,. He has held various professional designations and has been an expert witness in state and federal courts.

Writer: Philip Volmar

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