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What Charles Dickens Had to Say About Mormons

by LDS Living Staff | January 13, 2016 | Fun Makes You Think

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Arguably one of the most famous openings to any nove...

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British Newspaper Shares Miraculous Story of Pioneer Whose Head Was Crushed by Ox Cart

by Keepapitchinin | December 10, 2015 | Mormon Life

Warning: Some of the descriptions of the accident include content that some readers may find disturbing. "T...

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The Town That Rescued 5,000 Mormon Refugees

by Jamie Armstrong | November 19, 2015 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The rescue of thousands of Mormon refugees in the winter of 1838–39 is one of the greatest acts of compassi...

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Rare 1850 Mormon Gold Coin Valued at Over $37,000

by Coin Week | November 3, 2015 | Fun Mormon Life

MR says: Back in 1850, this Mormon gold piece wasn't so rare, and it was worth only $5. In fact, a later as...

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10 Popular Trends Mormons Saw Coming

by Danielle Beckstrom | October 24, 2015 | Humor Fun Mormon Life

I know humility is a virtue all Mormons want to cultivate, but I'd like to pause for a moment and recognize...

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Woman Memorialized in 90-Year-Old Statue on Temple Square Reflects on the Story Behind It

by KSL | October 9, 2015 | Mormon Life

MR says: Just two years old at the time, Marie James was immortalized on Temple Square when she was sc...

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Meet One of the First Black Women to Join the Church & the First Black Saint in Utah

by LDS.org | September 15, 2015 | Mormon Life

MR says: What an extraordinary life which influenced those of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young and was f...

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2 Underwater Mormon Ghost Towns Recently Uncovered By Drought

by KSL | August 13, 2015 | Fun

MR says: Check out these recently rediscovered Mormon ghost towns that are a haunting and beautiful re...

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Sister Woodruff's Final Letter to Skeptical Parents Before Joining the Church, Marrying Prophet

by Meridian Magazine | August 8, 2015 | Mormon Life

MR says: Phebe Carter's parents were set against her leaving their home in Maine to join the Saints in...

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Mormon Ghost Town Uncovered for the First Time in 70 Years (Photos)

by Washington Post | August 7, 2015 | Mormon Life

MR says: Check out these striking photos of a Mormon ghost town, St. Thomas, found in Nevada near Lake Mead...