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Blossom Like A Rose!

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008
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Many of the pioneer Saints of 1847 had reason to question the seemingly hopeless prophesy of Brigham Young’s that the Salt Lake Basin would one day “blossom like a rose.” And yet four decades later it seemed dramatically fulfilled. The Department of Agriculture under President Benjamin Harrison awarded a five-hundred-dollar prize for the best five [...]