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Is This Story True? Pearl Harbor Pilot Couldn’t Bomb Hawaii Temple

by Meridian Magazine | Mormon Life

MR says: We all know this well-beloved story, but is it myth or is it fact? Check out the evidence and...

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4 Crucial Things to Look For in a Book of Mormon Replica

by Richard Lloyd Dewey, author of the new biography "Joseph Smith and the Latter-day Saints" | Fun

Being a stickler for historical accuracy, I have taken a particular fascination with the 1830 first edition...

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2 Underwater Mormon Ghost Towns Recently Uncovered By Drought

by KSL | Fun

MR says: Check out these recently rediscovered Mormon ghost towns that are a haunting and beautiful re...

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7 People Who Had the Seer Stone in Their Possession + Extra Photos

by Adapted from the Joseph Smith Papers | Makes You Think

By now you have probably seen the pictures from the Church of Joseph Smith’s original seer stone , released...

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4 Strategies Satan Uses & How to Resist Them

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Elder Larry R. Lawrence of the Seventy spoke to LDS Business College students in the Assembly Hall on Templ...

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Meet the Lone LDS Woman Who Anchored the Gospel in Early Sri Lanka

by Ardis E. Parshall | News from Utah

Photos courtesy Ardis E. Parshall Jeannie Simpson Bleakley was living on the island of Ceylon (now Sri Lank...

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LDS Historian Explains the History Behind Temple One-Year Waiting Periods

by Keepapitchinin | Makes You Think

There are several “one-year rules” associated with temple attendance – practices that have no direct tie to...

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Historical List of Books Recommended by General Authorities for Members Includes Classic Novels, Fiction, & More

by By Common Consent | Fun

The 1929-30 Recommended Reading Course. Image via By Common Consent. In the old days, a team of General Aut...

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What Mark Twain Really Thought About Mormons

by Kathryn Jenkins Gordon, adapted from "Colorful Characters in Mormon History" | Makes You Think

 Mark Twain—author of popular classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry...

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The Latter-day Saint FBI Agent Who Took Down "Baby Face Nelson"

by Kathryn Jenkins Gordon, adapted from "Colorful Characters in Mormon History" | Famous Mormons Fun

Photo of Sam Cowley from keepapitchinin.org What do notorious gangsters John Dillinger and Lester Gillis (a...