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Marie Osmond Starts 'Behind the Smile' Book Tour
With the release of her new book, "Behind the Smile: My Journey Out of Postpartum Depression," Marie Osmond is starting a book tour to promote the book, which she says is meant to help those suffering from similar depression. Osmond's struggle occurred in the past year, during which she separated from her husband, then publicly declared that she suffered from postpartum depression. She has since reconciled with her husband.

Sculpture planned for Liverpool and Sea Trek 200
According to reports from a Liverpool England newspaper, a statue is planned for Liverpool to honor that city's role in the experiences of the tens of thousands of Latter-Day Saints and others who sailed in the 1800s from Liverpool to America.

Bachman At Cardston Career Fair
As a part of a career fair for Cardston's Westwind School Division, LDS rocker Randy Bachman appeared at the John Smith High School on 24 April 2001 in front of 1,000 screaming teenagers. Bachman is best known for his work with the Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive.

New Products: Mothers Day Books
Publishers have their mother's day products out in time for the holiday this weekend. Last week we mentioned some of them: "Listen to Your Mother" and "The Kindness Handbook." This week there are several more, including "The Little Book of Big Ideas about Mothers," and a new edition of Lucy Mack Smith's account of her life. The Smith account, available in a new critical edition that includes her complete manuscript, should give readers a new view of the Prophet Joseph Smith's mother and the events in his life.

Bestsellers: Behind the Smile Back Again
Marie Osmond's book about her struggle with postpartum depression, "Behind the Smile" is on the bestseller lists for a second week, but is on a different list this time, the Barnes & Noble Top 100. Last week's list showed an initial surge of sales at, and it could be that the book will remain on the bestseller lists for a while, given Osmond's appearance on Oprah and the article about the book that appeared in the women's magazine Good Houskeeping.

Enoch Train To Set Sail with Sea Trek
Acclaimed instrumental folk ensemble ENOCH TRAIN will anchor the musical activities on Sea Trek 2001, the month long re-enactment of nineteenth-century religious pilgrims crossing the Atlantic to find a new home in America.

Replica of Pioneer Sculpture to Replace Original at Lion House
Since 1856, a sculptured sandstone lion has guarded the entrance to the Lion House, one of two Brigham Young residences in downtown Salt Lake City. But the statue, considered one of the most significant pieces of early pioneer sculpture, will soon have a new home at the Museum of Church History and Art.

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