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Latter-day Saint NFL Player Talks Depression and How God Is Nearby and Anxious to Deliver Us

by LDS Living Staff | August 26, 2019 | Mormon Life

Four months after being drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL kicker Matt Gay has been featured in his f...

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Watch: Wheelchair Motocross Athlete Shares How the Atonement Changed Everything for Him

by LDS Living Staff | August 7, 2019 | Videos Mormon Life

Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham has never seen a wheelchair as a limitation. Born with spina bifida, Fotheringh...

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BYU Runner Places First in Nation, Shares How His Mission Changed Him

by Church News | June 24, 2019 | Mormon Life

“I was able to witness people changing their lives,” Clayton Young said, “but the changes that happen perso...

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What Famous Latter-day Saint Athletes Have Said About Their Faith

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 27, 2019 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

While it is impossible to mention all the Latter-day Saint athletes making a difference in the world today,...

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Jack Morris Becomes BYU's First (and Most Unlikely) Athlete in the Baseball Hall of Fame

by Salt Lake Tribune | Famous Mormons

Speaking at the BYU baseball program’s First Pitch fund-raising dinner in January 2016, Morris was quoted b...

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13 Olympians Featured in General Conference Talks

by Alexandra Mortenson | Mormon Life

Olympians have inspired many over the years, including leaders of the Church. Here are a few  whose na...

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6 Famous Olympians Who Became Mormon

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Over 100 LDS athletes have competed in the Olympics, with  five competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic G...

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"I'm Going to Finish This": NBC Features LDS Ironman Mom in New Documentary

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Six miles left and Heather Jenson could barely breathe.  Her throat was swollen from the strep infecti...

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How an LDS Father of 4 Became a World Champion Despite a Chronic Health Condition (+ How He Stood Up for His Faith)

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"I do not compete on Sunday; I do not workout on Sunday," Cody Moat says. "A few years back, Spartan Race w...

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How a Seminary Teacher Became the Man That Professional Athletes Turn to for Guidance, Inspiration

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Justin Su’a has gone from the seminary classroom to the sidelines and dugouts of NFL and MLB teams to inspi...