90th Tabernacle Choir

Heidi S. Swinton

Heidi S. Swinton is an award-winning author and screenwriter whose works include the PBS documentaries American Prophet; Sacred Stone; Sweetwater Rescue; Trail of Hope; and America’s Choir. She is the author of President Thomas S. Monson’s official biography, To the Rescue. She has served on the Relief Society general board and as a member of Church writing committees. She served with her husband, Jeffrey C. Swinton, as he presided over the England London South Mission (2006–2009) and as he directed the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors Center (2016-2018); they are the parents of five sons, four living, and have 13 grandchildren.

January 04, 2018 08:00 AM MST
I was in England when President Monson called me on the phone and asked me to write his biography. It was June 18, 2008, a Thursday, and the experience is forever imprinted in my heart and mind.
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November 10, 2017 10:00 PM MST
The following is excerpted from President Thomas S. Monson's biography, To the Rescue, and illustrates a few moments from his military service in WWII.
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March 14, 2012 07:10 PM MDT
We were in a wooden fishing boat fashioned to resemble those used at the time of Christ. No sign or buoy marked the spot where Jesus walked on the water and beckoned to Peter, “Come.”
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