Intimate Henry B. Eyring Biography Includes Personal Artwork, Journal Entries

by | Apr. 03, 2014

News from Utah

From the second word, he is Hal, an instant informality that is a promise kept throughout a new, intimate, lesson-rich biography about President Henry B. Eyring.

Strikingly personal, the book ranges from why his strong-willed mother insisted Henry B. be called Hal to how, today, President Eyring is handling his sweetheart's decline due to memory loss.

The use of the nickname may be what first removes President Eyring's tie and loosens his collar, takes him out from behind the Conference Center podium from which he has delivered so many talks as a member of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and places the reader right next to him in a unique way.

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