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President Nelson's Teachings on Redeeming the Dead: "Something Changes Inside Us. We Feel Part of Something Greater."

by Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from "Teachings of Russell M. Nelson" | October 31, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout his service in the Church, President Nelson has provided profound insight into family history wo...

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Church Presents Family History to New Zealand Prime Minister

by Newsroom | September 18, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Ministe...

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5 Ways to Write a Family History Worth Reading

by Sunny Morton | September 17, 2018

Some people think they can’t write an interesting family history. “My ancestors were boring,” they say. The...

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Studies Show How Family History Makes Children More Resilient, Confident, and Happy

by Bruce C. Hafen, Marie K. Hafen, adapted from "The Contrite Spirit: How the Temple Helps Us Apply Christ's Atonement" | August 11, 2018 | Makes You Think

The value of preserving and sharing ancestral stories was recently verified by researchers who were trying ...

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Army Tasks BYU Students with Identifying, Connecting Missing Soldiers with Families

by Meridian Magazine | June 25, 2018 | Mormon Life

“Family history is something that’s really tender to all of us because it’s about family and we know how mu...

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Watch: New Zealander Creates Amazing, Inspiring Song in English and Maori to Help Others Remember Their Heritage

by LDS Living Staff | June 20, 2018 | Videos

Pianika Duncan is a mother of two and a Latter-day Saint from a small town called Ngaruawahia in New Z...

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Former President of Germany Praises Mormon Missionaries While Receiving His Personal Family History from Elder Uchtdorf

by Newsroom | May 18, 2018 | Mormon Life

Former president of Germany Joachim Gauck praised the Church for its missionary work and the commitment of ...

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How Family History Work Healed My Relationship with My Mother: "Once My Disappointment, Now My Hero"

by JoAnna Woods | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I telephoned my 82-year-old mother to ask if I could write a novel about her early life, she erupted i...

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"Cannot Thank You Enough": "Hamilton" Star Shares Best Tweet Thanking LDS Family History Library

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

Family history—if there is one hobby Mormons are known for, it's our love of finding our ancestors.  A...

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President and Sister Oaks on Ancestor Parties and Other Fun Ideas to Connect with Family History

by Alexandra Mortenson | Mormon Life

On March 3, President and Sister Oaks sat together as keynote speakers in the closing session of the 2018 R...