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The devastating wildfires in Northern Californian drew firefighters from across the country. They also drew an inspiring crew of hotshots, special forces trained to fight fires in tough terrain, from American Samoa. Take a break from the week's news and watch the Samoans march through the Shasta-Trinity Forest giving thanks and singing praise in “Fa’afetai i le Atua.” They will lift you up.

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