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Why a possible Mitt Romney presidency thrills many Mormons

Today’s column diverges from the family topics we usually cover, but we thought it appropriate to share our experience this week on a topic of interest around the country — the perspective of Mormons on Mitt Romney’s candidacy for president.

A political reporter with the New York Times was in Salt Lake City last week doing a story on what he saw as the over-the-top enthusiasm of many Mormons about the possibility of having a Mormon president. We agreed to be interviewed for the piece and shared a pleasant afternoon with the reporter. Here are some of the things we talked about.

Read the rest of this story at deseret.com
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