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Great Scott! (Elder Richard G. Scott, That Is)

Today is Elder Richard G. Scott’s 86th birthday! Here are some things you may or may not have known about this remarkable man.

• Was my Dad’s mission companion in Uruguay back in the early 1950s. When introduced to my little boys, he shook their hands and sincerely told them that their Grandfather was a great missionary. So kind.

• His father worked for Ezra Taft Benson in the US Department of Agriculture, which led to his dad’s eventual conversion to the church.

• President Benson would later call Richard G. Scott to be an Apostle in 1988.

• Was a Drum Major in High School.

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