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General Authorities Sacrifice More Than Just Time

Thomas S. Monson

Church service: Age 22: Bishop; Age 27: counselor stake presidency; Age 31: president of the Canadian Mission; 1963: Apostle; 1985: second counselor to Pres. Ezra Taft Benson; 1994: second counselor to Pres. Howard W. Hunter; 1995: first counselor to Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley; 2008: president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Employment: President of the Printing Industry of Utah, director of the Printing Industries of America, general manager of Deseret Press upon return from being mission president in Canada, chairman of the Deseret News board of directors for 19 years.

Interesting facts: He once made a Primary teacher cry because he was so disruptive as a boy. He also frequently went behind the Iron Curtain to administer to the Saints in East Germany.

Henry B. Eyring

Church Service: Bishop, member of the Sunday School general board, regional representative; 1985: first counselor in the Presiding Bishopric; 1992: First Quorum of the Seventy; 1995: Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; 2007: second counselor to Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley; 2008: first counselor to Pres. Thomas S. Monson.

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