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The opening song was Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake. I realized my skepticism was growing when I took particular note of the line: Or, saith the Lord, Ye are not mine! Brother Charington stood and introduced himself. He gave a long and somewhat pretentious resume of...

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“RUUUUN!!!” was the shout from the crowd. And run they did–into, over, and through each other. Everyone was running. The Lakes headed for the jeep. They got in but the jeep was pinned in. Doug tried to back up but in the rush to escape the trailer...

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James took a long pause. He knew the vulnerable spots in the county and most of the cities. He felt duty bound to keep his secrets. His words were measured. “We will see human nature here just like everywhere else. Self preservation unglues all societies. The...

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When Glenn brought her the newborn wolf cub, Angie had plans in the back of her mind. When he mentioned that a sheepherder had found the cub following a ewe in a high meadow and it couldn?t be coaxed away from its new mother, Angie moved her plans to the front of her...

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We came over the hill into Utah Valley just as light was breaking. There were fruit orchards and the large lake before us. Kind of a peaceful feeling to be home free. Home? We had never lived here. But we had visited often and it seemed like home. I even found some...

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. . . . I motioned for Julie to get back in and I turned to a side street, found a dirt drive behind a tree, and told Julie my plan. She seemed reluctant but followed me to the back. I asked her to get a blanket while I got charcoal out of the bag, The hard part was...