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Why we honor pioneers: Insights from President Ballard, Elder Soares, and President Jones

by Emily Abel | July 24, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: " This week from the pulpit " highlights recent messages by General Authorities, General Off...

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How Wilford Woodruff and Brigham Young entered the Salt Lake Valley together—a driver, and a bedridden passenger

by Mark Henshaw, excerpted from "Forty Years: The Saga of Building the Salt Lake Temple" | July 24, 2020 | Makes You Think

Brigham Young was lying in the bed of a wagon, having been severely ill for the last twelve days, when he s...

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From India to Cedar City: The lesser-known story of this brave woman in the Willie handcart company

by Jannalee Sandau | July 23, 2020 | Fun

When you think of pioneers, you most likely think of converts from England, Scandinavia, or the East Coast ...

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9 Fascinating Insights into Pioneer Life in 1847 Compared to Today

by Emily Abel | Fun Mormon Life

It can be hard to imagine what life was like for the pioneers. We read stories of their miracles and traged...

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"Titanic" Singer Sissel to Headline Tabernacle Choir’s Pioneer Day Concert

by Newsroom | From the Church Mormon Life

Sissel, the world-renowned vocalist known for her ethereal arias throughout the Oscar-winning film Titanic,...

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14 Hilarious LDS Comics and Memes That Will Help You Appreciate Our Pioneer Heritage

by LDS Living Staff | Humor Fun

This year, celebrate our LDS pioneer heritage with a good laugh at these 14 hilarious pioneer-based comics ...

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10 Little-Known Facts About the Pioneer Trek West

by Jeff Hampton | Fun Mormon Life

Today, we as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate our pioneer heritage. Sto...

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"Glee" and Broadway Stars to Headline for Mormon Tabernacle Choir Pioneer Day Concert

by Mormon Tabernacle Choir | Fun Mormon Life

Broadway stars Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestr...

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The Myth About Brigham Young's "This Is the Place" Quote

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Mary Jane Woodger, and Susan Easton Black, excerpted from "What You Didn't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | Fun

Departing from Fort Laramie, a vanguard company of Saints, including President Brigham Young, trekked acros...

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Watch: Alex Boyé Performs Disney Classics with Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Concert (+ Shares Incredible Story Behind What Made the Performance Possible)

by LDS Living Staff | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

Not long ago, a memory photo popped up on Alex Boyé 's Facebook feed. It was a picture of him singing with ...