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Posted 26 Mar 2001   For week ended March 16, 2001
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Hot Hybrid Car Leads to Donny's Deception
Hybrid cars are hot, and LDS pop star Donny Osmond had to have one. In fact, he wanted one so bad, he admits, that he hoodwinked the dealer, fellow LDS Church member Larry Miller (yes, the owner of the Utah Jazz).

Wendell G. Eames, Washington Stake, Temple President, Dead at 83
Longtime Washington DC area Church member and former stake and temple president Wendell Geddes Eames died Saturday in Logan, Utah from complications of Parkinson's disease. A native of Preston, Idaho, Eames worked for the FBI in counter-espionage and for the US government in highway safety before he retired to serve the Church in the Washington DC Temple presidency. Eames was 83.

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Church Member's Friendship Confirmed with Gift of Kidney
McCOOK, NEBRASKA -- If the most anyone can give another is their life, then giving up a kidney comes not far down the line. LDS Church members Brenda McMurtrey and Dallas Gary have known each other since high school, when Dallas introduced Brenda to the Church and to the man she eventually married. Now Brenda has repaid any debt, and then some, by giving her high school friend one of her kidneys when he needed it.
Friendship confirmed
McCook NE Gazette 14Mar01 P2
By Connie Jo Discoe: Regional Editor

BYU Gets One of Two US Students with Perfect ACT Scores
OREM, UTAH -- Orem High School student Ben Crowder will attend BYU starting in the Fall. Crowder, a Hinckley Scholar finalist, was one of only two students in the nation to get a perfect score on the ACT exam in 2000. The ACT is used for admissions at BYU instead of the more-widely known SAT exam.
Orem high student with perfect ACT score will join BYU in Fall 2001
BYU NewsNet 13Mar01 P2

BYU Student has Fashioned Glasswork for 15 Temples
OREM, UTAH -- Scott Walton has done glasswork on about 15 temples doing everything from sandblasting, to engraving, to stained glass. When the Campinas Brazil Temple is dedicated, it will be the 15th temple that BYU student, Scott Walton, has worked on. Walton, 24, a Zoology major from Campbell, Calif., is an employee at Glass Images-an Orem company creating the stained glass windows for the Campinas Temple.
Y student creates windows for temples
BYU NewsNet 15Mar01 P2


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