9514

Concert review: Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Christmas concert relates gifts of love, tells story of Candy Bomber

While working together on the family farm in Garland, Utah, Hal’s father often told him that from little things come big things.

This encouragement influenced Col. Gail “Hal” Halvorsen to distribute candy to eager German children while a pilot during the Berlin Airlift of the late 1940s.

He came to be known as the Candy Bomber and his heralded story of individual charity and heroism was a beautiful centerpiece of the Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir concerts Dec. 13-16.

Read the rest of this story at deseretnews.com
Comments and feedback can be sent to feedback@ldsliving.com