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Lessons of the past remain the same, Elder Snow says

The Mormon pioneers of the 19th century are not so very far removed from the present day, and one need not be a direct descendant to appreciate their legacy, the newly called LDS Church Historian and Recorder said on Pioneer Day, July 24.

Elder Steven E. Snow of the Seventy was the featured speaker at the annual Days of '47 Sunrise Service in the Salt Lake Tabernacle, the event that traditionally begins the day's festivities in downtown Salt Lake City, where President Brigham Young and the vanguard group of pioneers arrived in 1847 and founded the city.

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