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The Indomitable Faith of Mary Fielding Smith (+ How Hyrum's Martyrdom Changed Her Forever)

by Glenn Rawson | May 6, 2019 | Makes You Think

Mary Fielding Smith grew up a farmer’s daughter. Born in Honidon, Bedfordshire, England, on July 21, 1801, ...

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The Faith of the Scottish Saints + How the View of the Church Is Changing in Scotland

by Fred E. Woods and Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

“I knew in whom I had trusted, and with the fire of Israel’s God burning in my bosom, I forsook my  ho...

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

by The Atlas Obscura | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

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