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Soka Gakkai International celebrating 40th anniversary

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 by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - In honor of its upcoming 40th anniversary on Guam, island leaders recognized the Soka Gakkai International group for its efforts in promoting world peace. Governor Eddie Calvo along with the Guam Legislature presented a special proclamation and legislative resolution for SGI president Daisaku Ikeda and his wife Kaneko Ikeda. This afternoon, the road between the ITC Building and the Tamuning Post Office was named "SGI Peace Lane" in honor of the group's work. SGI is a lay Buddhist movement dedicated to a common vision of a better world through the empowerment of the individual and the promotion of peace, culture and education.

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