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Gilbert, Ariz. temple hits benchmark with placement of Moroni statue

An impromptu gathering of hundreds took place Tuesday afternoon in south Gilbert.

Word spread through the East Valley’s Mormon community that the under-construction Gilbert Temple was set to reach a major milestone. And with a break from the winds, the visitors got to see what they came for: the placement of Moroni atop the temple spire.

The crowd cheered as the golden statute was put into place by a mammoth crane.

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