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And it came to pass that he rent his coat; and he took a piece thereof, and wrote upon it—In memory of our God, our religion, and freedom, and our peace, our wives, and our children—and he fastened it upon the end of a pole. —Alma 46:12
You don’t have to be Captain Moroni to make a difference. Our Father in Heaven needs you to be who you are, in your family. He planned it that way. —Sharon G. Larsen
This Day in LDS History
1839: Romania Bunnell (Pratt Penrose), later a pioneer, physician, and women’s advocate, is born in Washington, Indiana.
1844: Brigham Young is transfigured and has the appearance of Joseph Smith. This occurred in a public meeting which was meant to settle Sidney Rigdon’s claim to leadership. That afternoon, the Saints voted to sustain the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, rather than Sidney Rigdon, as the leaders of the Church.
1974: U.S. president Richard M. Nixon announces his resignation. Several Saints played a significant role, including future Apostle, D. Todd Christofferson, law clerk to Judge John J. Sirica. Christofferson and Sirica were the first to hear the Nixon tapes, which resulted in the president’s resignation.