|A Jehovah's Witnesses enthusiast watches a guest speaker during the 2019 Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses at Chase Field in Phoenix on Aug. 9, 2019.
Darryl Webb/Special for The Republic
I’ve long had a special place in my heart for the Jehovah’s Witnesses, who last week have descended 40,000 strong on our Phoenix downtown for their “Love Never Fails” International Convention.
If you work in the downtown, as I do, you see their families going to and from Chase Field and the Phoenix Convention Center.
On Aug. 8, I saw two Latino families leaving Chase in peasant dresses and vaquero hats and boots. The men and boys wore white shirts with colorful bandannas tied loosely around their necks. The women had paper flowers in their hair.
They exuded a quality that is, I think, the hallmark of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. They were the picture of wholesomeness.
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