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Provo Tabernacle to rise from ashes as a temple

October 02, 2011
source: Deseret News

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MR says: Hooray! We had a sneaky suspicion this was going to happen when the LDS Church bought a bunch of land surrounding the Tabernacle last week.

When President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Saturday that the historic Provo Tabernacle will be rebuilt and converted to be Provo's second LDS temple, an audible gasp reverberated throughout the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City.

And, evidently, about 40 miles to the south.

"It gave me chills," said Scott Heaps, a longtime resident of Orem who was watching conference on television when the announcement was made. "This is fantastic!"

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