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On Faith: For Mormons, Generations Are Bound

Kathleen Lubeck Peterson of Irvine and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was recently published in the Orange County Forum on Faith edition of the Los Angeles Times. The former seminary teacher spoke of her grandmother, Edith Winters Lubeck.
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Returned Missionary smooths adoptions and distributes Teddy Bears (Come bearing gifts)

Almost seven years ago, as an LDS missionary in Brazil, Nathan Gwilliam was affected by the scores of lonely street children and orphans in Aracaju, Catende and other Brazilian communities. Gwilliam returned home to Tempe determined to make a difference to the impoverished orphaned children in those communities.

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Should Karen Huntsman be on the Utah Board of Regents? (Bored of Regents)

The editor of the University of Utah's Daily Chronicle suggested on August 30th that Karen Huntsman, wife of billionaire Jon Huntsman, one of the University's largest benefactors, may not be qualified for the Utah Board of Regents. Huntsman had just been re-appointed to a seat on the Board of Regents by Utah Governor Mike Leavitt. The Chronicle's editor-in-chief, Dave Hancock, suggested that since Huntsman does not have a bachelor's degree, that she shouldn't be on the Board of Regents, which oversees Utah's schools.

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Hatch Ran for Presidency Before

Those who think Senator Orrin Hatch's bid for the presidency are far-fetched may not realize that he already won the election for President of the United States - in 1951! His Pittsburgh high school senior class voted him President of the United States in the second ballot of a a mock election.

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Gay 'Wedding' Is Larsen's Latest Stunt

Gay rights advocate Ken Larsen unsuccessfully tried to apply for a marriage license from the Salt Lake County clerk to marry his attorney, Victor Gordon. The inactive Church member who is also the divorced father of five children is using this and a long-shot bid for mayor of Salt Lake City to gain publicity for gay rights issues, though he claims not to be gay himself.

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BYU student attends Cairo meet as Scout delegate

LDS Church member Jonathan D. Rodriguez, 23, was chosen by the Boy Scouts of America as one of three Eagle Scouts to represent the United States at a gathering in Cairo, Egypt earlier this month.

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