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Donated Utah jersey makes its way to Africa

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Posted at 8:09 PM, Mar 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-25 08:51:26-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- A jersey donated to a Utah Deseret Industries was later found in Africa.

David Ostler, a mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sierra Leone, was driving down an obscure road with his wife when they spotted a young man walking down the road wearing a jersey with his last name on it.

Two years earlier, Ostler’s nephew Ben donated his Cottonwood High School little league football jersey to a D.I.

The young man told Ostler and his wife he got the jersey from a local charity.