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Emotional Afflictions: Prisons Without Walls

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

Ben and Sheila are mentally ill. Which is not to say their illness is all in their heads. Mental illness is...

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A week on an archaeological dig in Israel is a messy but interesting Biblical lesson

by Deseret News | Everything Else

4 a.m. My eyes feel heavy. Today is my second day of digging. I'm in Israel for a week-long archaeological ...

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YSA stake will be formed April 15 in Virginia

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A new young single adult stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be formed on April 1...

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Elder Oaks Announces New President of BYU-Idaho

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

After former BYU-Idaho President Clark Gilbert was announced as the commissioner of the new BYU Pathwa...

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An unlikely Mormon: Former basketball star shares conversion story

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

To hear Mitch Smith tell the story, he never should have played basketball at the University of Utah — much...

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Mormon FBI Agent was Part of Largest Espionage Case in American History

by Deseret News | Fun

In early February 1940, Mormon FBI agent James Ellsworth left his home in Huntington Park, California, prep...

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Backstories of LDS Church history in Africa

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In 1970, President Harold B. Lee of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints asked Darius Gray to re...

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This Mormon Mother's New Documentary Addresses Frustrations with Finding Mental Health Care in America

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When Lisa Sabey's daughter wasn't recovering from anorexia nervosa despite therapy sessions and stays at re...

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Disney, Pixar Hire BYU Students Who Earned Another Student Emmy Nomination for Animation

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Congratulations to BYU animation students for their work on "Taijitu," which was recently nominated for a s...

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History of Christmas carols in the LDS hymnbook

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

"There's something in our human DNA that needs to rejoice and raise our voices in song," said Craig Jessop,...