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The Man Who Was Ordained an Apostle at 11 Years Old (+ Other Church Leaders Called at Young Ages)

by Yvonne Liu | May 8, 2018 | Makes You Think

In the early days of the Church, it was common for members to be called to serve at young ages. For example...

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The Mormon Thanksgiving in January (and the Story Behind It)

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

When the first company of Saints arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, it was uncertain if crops could be grown ...

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​The Mountain Meadows Massacre: 5 Things Every Mormon Should Know

by Jeff Hampton | Makes You Think

On September 11 th , 1857, a group of Mormon militiamen persuaded a band of passing emigrants to march down...

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The Bizarre Lightning Strike That Gave the St. George Temple the Look Brigham Young Always Wanted

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As the first temple built in the West and the first temple since Nauvoo, the St. George Utah Temple was wel...

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The Myth About Brigham Young's "This Is the Place" Quote

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Mary Jane Woodger, and Susan Easton Black, excerpted from "What You Didn't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | Fun

Departing from Fort Laramie, a vanguard company of Saints, including President Brigham Young, trekked acros...

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What We Can Learn from Lucy Mack Smith About Enduring to the End

by Susan Evans McCloud, excerpted from "Stories of Lucy Mack Smith: Mother of the Restoration" | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from Stories of Lucy Mack Smith: Mother of the Restoration by Susan Evans McClo...

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"Atlas Obscura" Features the Mormon Alphabet Commissioned by Brigham Young

by The Atlas Obscura | Mormon Life

Learn more about the Deseret Alphabet here. THIRTY-TWO YEARS AGO, WHILE ON a Mormon mission in Florida, ama...

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The Prophetic Dream About Jesus Christ Brigham Young's Brother Had Before Finding the Church

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When he was just 9 years old, Lorenzo Young, Brigham Young's younger brother, had a dream about his older b...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 35: "A Mission of Saving"

by Ted L. Gibbons | Lesson Helps

Introduction Cain's query of the Lord has echoed down the corridors of time: “Am I my brother’s keeper?” ( ...

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Stolen 800-Pound Statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young Found

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

The roughly 800-pound stolen statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young   that went missing in Salt Lake...