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American Samoan Credits Family for His Success

“Kenape (Lesa) had always wanted to be an accountant” the Samoan Observer recently reported. However, despite graduating in the top ten in his class at Samoana High School in Pago Pago and obtaining a full scholarship from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Kenape, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, says he “… quickly realized how academically behind I was compared to an average B.Y.U. student.”

Hard work and study as well as following the advice of his father, Ropeti, enabled him to graduate from BYU and become a Certified Public Accountant. Read the full story here and learn what Ropeti’s advice was.

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