Exhibit celebrates first Mexican Latter-day Saints in Utah

by | Nov. 20, 2012

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Tears rolled down the cheeks of adults and young people alike as they traded hugs and kisses at the Zuñiga family's reunion.

It was a meeting that was intended to revive the history of their ancestors, who came to Utah from Mexico about 100 years ago.

That history has been reconstructed, thanks to a collection of photos that tell the story of the first Mexicans in Utah, including the triumphs and challenges of those families who immigrated during the Mexican Revolution. Their courage and faith made them missionary tools for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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