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    hipmamajen is offline I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
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    Aug 2006

    LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley Passed Today

    Mormon church president dies at 97

    SALT LAKE CITY - Gordon B. Hinckley, the Mormon church's oldest president who presided over one of the greatest periods of expansion in its history, died Sunday. He was 97.

    Hinckley, the 15th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died of complications arising from old age, church spokesman Mike Otterson said.


    My family are recent converts to the LDS church, and we were very impressed with President Hinckley. I'm sorry that we've lost him, but my first thought was to be happy for him. His wife passed a few years ago, and I know he's with her now
    Last edited by hipmamajen; 01-28-2008 at 01:24 AM. Reason: clarity

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    Nov 2006
    Condolences to you and your fellow Mormon's.

    He sure had a long life. That says something for clean living.

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    Aug 2003
    Condolences, hipmamajen. I have Mormon friends locally who welcome me to use the Family History Center for genealogical research. They are welcoming and helpful to me and all the Daughters of the Revolution members when we need it.