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Fans rally round local girl

Samoan fans from Ft. Benning showed up to support Lelalelei Nomura at her game in Georgia. Lelalelei plays volleyball for Valdosta State University, Valdosta. Ga. She is the daughter of Peter and Lydia Faleafine Nomura.

Sia Poyer standing behind her with the orange ula coaches Lela. Coach Poyer is a native of American Samoa and hails from the village of Laulii. Next to Lela in red is Pele Chun, daughter of Trudie Iuli Sala.