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On faith

Posted on Sunday, January 21st, 2007.

Pictured above are Melvin Jones, right, and his friend Ross Olivier. Mr. Olivier is a Methodist pastor from South Africa, and was an active participant in the anti-Apartheid movement there. In the StoryCorps MobileBooth, Mr. Olivier described his spiritual awakening and the difficult transformation South Africa has undergone. He now lives in Jackson, Mississippi, and is the senior pastor at Galloway United Methodist Church, in downtown Jackson.

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