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| Omagh's LDS Survivor Still Suffering
|More than three years after the worst atrocity in
Northern Ireland's 30-year-long civil war, known as the Troubles, LDS Church
member Marion Radford is still suffering from the blast, struggling to
overcome its deep psychological wounds, caused both by her own injuries, and
by the death of her 16-year-old son, Alan. Events like the terrorist attacks
on the Pentagon and World Trade Center, a detailed public inquest into the
bombing and the recent discovery of a 130-pound pipe bomb just 12 miles from
Omagh, keep the tragedy fresh in her mind, leading to new rounds of panic
| Mormon 'Father of Video Games' Back with New Company
|Nolan Bushnell, the inventor of "Pong" and the Atari
2600 home video-game system, is ready to eat up our quarters again.
Bushnell, an inactive member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, has started a new company in California that makes arcade games for
the next generation of gamers.
| LDS Mother Relies on Faith for Safety of Missionary Sons
|During the October session of General Conference,
President Hinckley mentioned that the war on terrorism might affect
missionary work for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While
there hasn't been any sweeping policy change, some foreign missions in the
church have advised their missionaries not to wear backpacks, American coats
or the black tags that identify them as missionaries.
| BYU-Idaho teacher spends year in China
|Returning home from long trips is always a relief.
Returning home from a year of teaching in a foreign country is
probably another feeling entirely. Just ask Jim Greene and his family
of Rexburg. The Greenes returned to the United States this summer
after spending almost a full year in China teaching English as part
of a program sponsored by Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
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