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Temple Damaged by Lightning Gets New Angel Moroni (Photos)

During storms on May 22, a bolt of lightning struck the angel Moroni atop the Bountiful Utah Temple, taking off a part of the head and leaving a hole in its back.

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On Wednesday, June 1, workers from Mountain National Heavy Haul replaced the damaged statue with a new angel Moroni. Check out these pictures of the event from the Deseret News. For more photos, click the link below.

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