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The Forgotten Massacre: Church Honors Paiutes Killed by Pioneers

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 25, 2016 | Mormon Life

Fear, fed by rumors and confusion, led the pioneers in Circleville, Utah, to kill at least 30 Paiute men, w...

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The Woman Who Faced a Mob Alone to Help Parley P. Pratt Escape from Jail

by Brittany Chapman Nash and Richard E. Turley Jr., excerpted from "Fealess in the Cause" | April 19, 2016 | Fun

Newly converted to the restored gospel, Laura Clark Phelps and her husband, Morris, gathered with the Saint...

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25 Things You Didn't Know About the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Rosner | April 2, 2016 | Mormon Life

As one of the most iconic and aesthetically unique buildings on Temple Square next to the temple itself, th...

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Hyrum Smith's Sunglasses +9 More Treasures in the Church History Museum

by Jannalee Rosner | March 31, 2016 | Mormon Life

As general conference approaches, many visitors will be on Temple Square for the first time. But whether yo...

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The Town That Rescued 5,000 Mormon Refugees

by Jamie Armstrong | March 28, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This weekend, a video was shared in the General Women's Session of  general conference around the meet...

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How a Blind Man's Inspired Dreams Led Him to Join the Church

by Meridian Magazine | March 5, 2016 | Mormon Life

Before the missionaries showed up on his doorstep, Hans Ulrich Bryner Jr. had several dreams about the city...

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Church Releases Documents Detailing the Role of Women in Early Church History

by Mormon Newsroom | February 19, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Early documents of the Relief Society published for the first time. “They’re not just sunbonnet pioneer wom...

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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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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...