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Neylan McBaine: How polygamy was a 'bargaining chip' and other little-told stories about Utah women gaining the right to vote

by LDS Living | July 29, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story originally ran in the   July/August 2020 issue of LDS Living .    Neylan McBaine ...

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174 Years Ago, Pioneers Left Their Homes in Nauvoo. Here's How Latter-day Saints Are Honoring Them Today

by Danielle Christensen

It’s been 174 years since the pioneers left their homes in Nauvoo, Illinois, and began the trek west in sea...

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The Remarkable Woman Behind the Song "As Sisters in Zion" + the Prophetic Promise She Fulfilled

by Tommy Johnson | Mormon Life

“On one of these occasions Brother Halliday blessed me and confirmed upon me the promise that I should writ...

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18 #TrekProbs Tweets That Would Make the Pioneers Laugh

by LDS Living Staff | Humor Fun

It's that time of year again. The time when Latter-day Saint youths don bonnets and straw hats as they head...

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The Story of These Early Black Latter-day Saints Coming to Utah Is Not Your Traditional Pioneer Tale

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | Mormon Life

It's not the traditional pioneer story. Five years after the Civil War ended, two black families traveled f...

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10 Incredible Pioneers You've Never Heard of

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

Most of us have heard of Ephraim Hanks, Porter Rockwell, Eliza R. Snow, and many other high-profile pioneer...

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New Monument Connects Past Pioneers with Today’s Immigrants Looking for a Better Life

by Newsroom.ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Top leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the unveiling of the Pioneer...

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How Brigham Young Ministered to a Woman Run Over by a Wagon + More Faith-Filled Stories from a Pioneer Family

by Lois Thompson Bartholomew | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On June 1, 1801, Brigham Young was born in Whittingham, Widdham County, Vermont. At the same time, approxim...

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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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Graves, Forgotten Stories of Black Pioneers + More from Remarkable Database That Highlights Those "Lost to History"

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | Mormon Life

 Ardis E. Parshall became tearful as she walked across the cemetery lawn to see the new monument honor...