FHTC Missionary Spotlight - Golden V Adams Jr

FHTC Missionary Spotlight - Golden V Adams Jr
Golden V. Adams Jr. was born May 31, 1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Golden Virgil and Ruth Lenore Thiessens Adams.  Since his father was in the U.S. Army-Air Force in France, Golden didn’t see him in person until he was eighteen months old.  Living with his grandparents and great-grandparents,...
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1976 The Teton Dam

1976 The Teton Dam
    Memoir Monday - Called to Do a Work   Rescue a story about an event or action you felt called to do. This story will be a valuable addition to your legacy stories collection. I would say that one of the greatest things that I have been called to...
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Harkers Island, North Carolina Seminar 1987

On 15 November 1987, Diane and I had the opportunity to speak in Sacrament Meeting at the Harkers Island (NC) Ward.  We stayed at the home of Bishop Joel G. Hancock and were treated royally.  Afterwards, in the evening, I delivered a Special Fireside.  There I was surprised to see many...
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'Mormon Room' in Missouri's Caldwell County

... after the infamous extermination ordered signed by Gov. Lilburn Boggs. . .Saints at Far West and other settlements in Caldwell and Daviess Counties once again abandoned their homes as they fled to Illinois for safety.

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Giving of oneself

As I recall I have done a fair amount of volunteering such as circulationg petitions, collecting for various health aspects, and time donated to conventions.  However what I am doing now is giving me the most reward.  The Episcopal church I attended for over 20 years is now a mission with...
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It is in giving that we receive.

When I stop to think about it, I think I have always volunteered. I imagine it started out as some form of behavioural conditioning, nature vs nurture. I was raised by parents who walked the talk. Though they were extremely busy raising their large brood, they always found time and some way to help others. As my...
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Girl Scouts Turn 100 Years

Girl Scouts Turn 100 Years
Girl Scouts and Volunteerism   The Girl Scouts of America turns 100 years old this year. In their history they have come to represent the fabric of our society. Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low assembled 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1912, for a local Girl Scout meeting. She believed...
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Hitting The Trail In The Northwest Frontier Provinces Of Pakistan

Hitting The Trail In The Northwest Frontier Provinces Of Pakistan
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Northwest Frontier Provinces Pakistan On a trek into the Northwest Frontier Provinces of Pakistan, the Swat valley he believes it was -- Footloose Forester arrived with Peace Corps colleagues John Harper and Jerry Jensen at sunset. We...
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