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A Deadly Release (1921)

Saturday, December 6th, 2008
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Emmeline Wells, aged ninety, had served as General President of the Relief Society when Heber J. Grant took office as Church President. When he suggested she be released, she responded that it would kill her. The President left her in office but three years later, when she became ill, he approached her again. Knowing that [...]