In 1955 John went on Pilgrimage and there were only 12 pilgrims. He met Shoghi Effendi who wanted them to go to a town named Diego Garcia, an atoll located South of the equator
‘Abdu’l-Baha’s newly-revealed Tablets of the Divine Plan called for pioneers to spread the Faith. In response, Orcella set out for Alaska in 1922. Some of her forbears had joined the gold rush to the
Soo as she likes to be called was born and raised in Hawai’i of Korean ancestry. She attended Bahá’í children’s classes and became a Bahá’í youth at at the age of seventeen.