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"Atlas Obscura": A Latter-day Saint Pioneer’s Grave, Marked Only with a Wagon Wheel Rim

by The Atlas Obscura | October 25, 2018 | Mormon Life

What a fascinating article from  Atlas Obscura, which remembers one of the many Latter-day Saints who ...

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The Chilling Account of Early Saints in a Haunted Farmhouse

by Jamie Armstrong | October 23, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the winter of 1838, Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an Extermination Order demanding that Latter-day Sa...

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President Trump Praises Mormon Pioneers for Ingenuity and "Incredible Leap of Faith"

by LDS Living Staff | July 25, 2018 | Mormon Life

As Utahns celebrated Pioneer Day on July 24, President Donald Trump issued a statement praising the state's...

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Elder Rasband Shares a Surprising Pioneer Love Story

by LDS Living Staff | July 24, 2018 | Mormon Life

He was a rescuer sent by Brigham Young from Utah. She was a member of the Willie handcart company. It's an ...

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3 Powerful Pioneer Stories from President Monson

by LDS Living Staff | July 24, 2018 | Mormon Life

Nothing can compare to the feeling that comes when President Thomas S. Monson starts in on one of his famou...

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14 Hilarious LDS Comics and Memes That Will Help You Appreciate Our Pioneer Heritage

by LDS Living Staff | July 24, 2018 | Humor Fun

This year, celebrate our LDS pioneer heritage with a good laugh at these 14 hilarious pioneer-based comics ...

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Pioneer Trivia Quiz: 9 Fascinating Questions That Might Change How You Understand the Trek West

by LDS Living Staff | July 24, 2018 | Fun

Happy Pioneer Day! No matter where you live, you can celebrate the pioneers' sacrifice by learning more abo...

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Was the "Miracle of the Gulls" Exaggerated? LDS Historians Explain

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | July 23, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Visitors walking near the Assembly Hall at Temple Square will likely see the golden statue featuring two se...

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Why the Trek West Might Not Have Happened the Way You Think It Did

by W. Paul Reeve, excerpted from “The Council of Fifty and the Search for Religious Liberty” as published in The Council of Fifty: What the Records Reveal about Mormon History | July 23, 2018 | Makes You Think

Most Church members today don’t realize the depth of mistrust and resentment some Mormon pioneers harbored ...

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The Unbelievable True Story of Saints Shipwrecked on Their Way to Zion

by Professor Fred E. Woods | July 21, 2018 | Mormon Life

Several days before embarking on the ship Julia Ann , Australian Latter-day Saint John Perkins wrote in his...