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Church Donates $2 Million to the International African American Museum Center for Family History

by Deseret News | February 27, 2019 | Mormon Life

With thousands packed into the Salt Palace Convention Center, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain...

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Missionary Shot in the Family History Library Continues to Serve, Excited to Become 100-Year-Old Missionary

by Church News | February 8, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At 99 years old, there aren’t a lot of things Nellie Leighton hasn’t seen or experienced. Born Feb. 18, 191...

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When You Don't Feel Inspired in the Temple: 6 Tips to Improve Your Experience

by Lindsey Miller | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I remember the first time I went through the temple like it was yesterday. I remember taking the temple pre...

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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" | 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 | 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

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" | 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 | 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 | 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 | Mormon Life

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