Thousands see Moroni go up on Mormon temple

Samantha Lange didn’t wear her rain boots on purpose. The occasion was too special for that.

Instead, the Bountiful 4-year-old told her mom that her "sparkly shoes" were better suited, even on a rainy day, to see the statue of the Angel Moroni placed atop the Brigham City LDS Temple.

After a nearly two-hour delay Tuesday from wind and rain, builders hoisted the gold-leafed LDS icon on the temple spire. As the statue descended, the Mormon hymn "High on the Mountain Top" rose from the nearby Box Elder Tabernacle.

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