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Mormons in the Civil War: Their Own Cavalry + More Fascinating Facts

by Jannalee Rosner | January 28, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Known as the bloodiest war in American history, the Civil War affected hundreds of thousands of lives. And ...

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Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckley Lesson 4: "The Pioneer Heritage of Faith and Sacrifice"

by Kelly Merrill | January 6, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Below is the opening quote to this lesson. I have included it because it sets up an important premise for t...

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Elder Rasband Creates Powerful New Video for Church's "Special Witnesses of Christ" Series

by LDS Living Staff | December 21, 2016 | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

Following Elder Dale G. Renlund's recent "Special Witnesses of Christ" video, Elder Ronald A. Rasband was r...

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Not a Fan of Turkey? Then You'll Definitely Appreciate What the Utah Pioneers Had for Their First Thanksgiving

by LDS.org | November 23, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When mountain man Jim Bridger offered $1,000 for the first ear of corn grown in the Salt Lake Valley, the p...

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The Quincy Miracle: How One Town Saved Thousands of Mormon Refugees

by Glenn Rawson | November 19, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On October 27, 1838, Missouri governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an extermination order forcing thousands of ...

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New Mormon Trail Art Exhibition Opens at the Church History Museum

by LDS Living Staff | November 15, 2016 | From the Church Fun

A new exhibition titled Saints at Devil's Gate: Landscapes along the Mormon Trail  will open at the Ch...

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The Chilling Account of Early Saints in a Haunted Farmhouse

by Jamie Armstrong | October 29, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the winter of 1838, Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an  Extermination Order  demanding that M...

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Human Remains Accidentally Discovered in Iowa Likely from Several Mormon Pioneers

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

While digging at a construction site at Council Bluffs, Iowa, workers have discovered something that could ...

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The Black Pioneer Woman Who Knows Exactly What It's Like to Feel Like You Don't Belong in the Church

by Time Out For Women Blog | Mormon Life

This is a pioneer story like you've never heard before. Learn how a pioneer helped a young black Mormon dis...

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Elder Rasband Shares a Surprising Pioneer Love Story

by LDS Living | Mormon Life

He was a rescuer sent by Brigham Young from Utah. She was a member of the Willie handcart company. It's an ...