Finnish national costumes
Among the early arrivals at the temple dedication was Paivi Haikkola, but unlike others in their tweeds and black wools, she wore a traditional Finnish folk costume with red trim. She explained, “My grandmother joined the Church in 1950 and this belonged to her. I wanted to bring her with me to the temple today because of what it would have meant to her. She never would have dreamed that there would be a temple here.” Paivi is a third generation Finnish Church member on both sides of her fam...