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Jane Manning James and Emma Smith: A Remarkable Friendship Amid Deep Racial Prejudice

by Alexandra Mortenson | Famous Mormons Makes You Think Mormon Life

Emma Smith and Jane Manning James are familiar names to many Latter-day Saints, but few are aware of the cl...

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Race, the Priesthood, and Temples: A History of the Priesthood Ban (and How It Ended)

by W. Paul Reeve, adapted from "A Reason for Faith: Race, the Priesthood, and Temples," based on research from his book "Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Church’s history with race is complex and controversial. Here is a look at the priesthood and temple ba...

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How We Misinterpret "Black" and "Curse" in the Scriptures: Insights from an African American Convert

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Shortly after African American Sandra Bland was found hanged in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas, and 10...

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What the Church Has Said About Myths, False Doctrines Surrounding Race and the Priesthood

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

With the unprecedented LDS Church celebration "Be One" set for June 1 to commemorate the priesthood revelat...

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Paralyzed Runner Set to Make History This Weekend at World Marathon Testifies of Miracles

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

For LDS marathon runner Wendy Garrett, being able to walk a mile is a miracle, let alone run 26.2. And now,...

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Watch: LDS Teen Carries Teammate with a Broken Leg Across the Finish Line in Emotional Video

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"It was a very easy decision to make. Me and Blake have been through so much together. He's always been the...

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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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Former Missionary Finishes Ragnar Race After Car Accident on Her Mission Left Her Unable to Move

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On Sept. 5, 2014, Kendal Levine was parked 15 feet off of the side of the road on her mission in Canberra, ...

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Former Sister Missionary Critically Hurt on Mission Sets Incredible Goal, Hopes to Complete Mission

by KUTV | Mormon Life

After years of recovery and therapy, a former sister missionary has decided to push herself to achieve a ne...

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LDS Mom Stuns Crowd with Incredible Ironman Win, Likely to Move on to World Championships

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Jocelyn McCauley says she wasn't thinking about anything when she crossed the finish line of the Ironman Ne...