Reader Voices: Singing at the prophet's request in 1918

My mother knew President Joseph F. Smith personally. He was a great friend to her family. Her father, Joseph E. Robinson, was mission president in the California Mission for 19 years. President Smith and President Robinson visited in each others homes through the years. President Robinson was invited quite often to come to conference and speak in the Tabernacle about the progress being made in the mission field.

My mother had a beautiful alto singing voice and so her father often invited her to travel with him to his various speaking engagements. He would speak and she would sing.

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