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How the Book of Mormon Design Has Changed Over the Last 100 Years

by Kelsey Berteaux | March 26, 2020 | Fun

Editor's note: This story was originally published in December 2015. It is being shared again to celebrate ...

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When General Conference Was Canceled and Other Conference Firsts

by Jannalee Sandau | March 14, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: This article originally ran on LDS Living in October 2018. If you’re a Latter-day Saint or l...

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"Never Alone": The Unforgettable Lesson of Faith I Learned in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Home

by Danielle Christensen | January 20, 2020 | Makes You Think

It’s a sweltering early-autumn afternoon on September 25, 2016, and my sister and I are driving through the...

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What President Ballard's Ancestor's Near-Death Experience Teaches About Seeing the Hand of Lord

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

While speaking to Church members in Boston, Massachusetts, President M. Russell Ballard shared how his ance...

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Iconic Pioneer Grave Faces Removal, Family Hoping It Can Stay Along Trail

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"This is supposed to be where she was going to have a final resting place. And it's a little heartbreaking,...

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How a Latter-day Saint German Soldier Lived His Beliefs, Felt God's Presence During WWII

by Herbert Ludwig, firsthand account, with Jerry Borrowman

At fifty-two degrees below zero it takes but a moment for human flesh to freeze to metal. Unless withdrawn ...

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How a WWII Pilot Saved 90 Men by Following an Unexpected Spiritual Prompting

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

During WWII, one American bomber pilot single-handedly saved the lives of 90 men by listening to the prompt...

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How a WWII Spy Became a Latter-day Saint

by Carol J. Hansen Weenig, excerpted from "Women of Faith" | Mormon Life

By many measures, Edith Florence Papworth Weenig Tanner lived a remarkable life. The daughter of a Methodis...

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Latter-day Saints and the Watergate Scandal: 5 Fascinating Connections

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

From an apostle to senators to famous inventors, several Latter-day Saints played an important part in Wate...

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7 Remarkable LDS Women Who Fought for Women's Rights and Suffrage

by Lucy Stevenson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Did you know that women’s suffrage was originally granted to the Utah Territory in 1870, but it was revoked...