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In Samoan churches, White Sunday is a day for children to shine
13 oct. 2013 - ADN com.

On Sunday morning, the pews of Anchorage's New Testament Church were full of jittery boys in ivory satin suits and girls in flower crowns and frilly dresses. Babies wore tuxedos. Mothers wore wide-brimmed hats and proud looks on their faces.In Samoan churches in Anchorage and around the world, the second Sunday of October is dedicated to celebrating children.

Each year on "White Sunday," children and women dress entirely in brand-new white formal clothes and take over church services, offering an epic program of songs, Bible recitations, speeches and skits performed mostly in the Samoan language. This can last four or five hours.

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