Elder L. Tom Perry Before He was an Apostle

L. Tom Perry has been an apostle of the Quorum of the Twelve for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for several decades. But before he was called as an apostle, he was Lowell, a little boy who decided to go by his middle name, Tom, because his younger brother could not pronounce his first name and Tom was tired of being called “Wo-Wo” (L. Tom Perry, an Uncommon Life: Years of Preparation). In this biography of L. Tom Perry, read about the stories of his life, his ever-enduring faithfulness to the gospel, and his love towards others.

Lesson and Stories Growing Up

Perfect Church Attendance

As a young boy, Tom was very committed to attending church and had a spotless record for it.

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