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Ella Mae Walker – The Little Things

During World War 1, and the Influenza Epidemic of 1918, sixteen-year-old Ella Mae Walker lay sick in bed for a week. “People died like ants,” she said. Everyone wore masks. “No one seemed to be exempt from the terrible disease.” … Continue reading

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Charlotte Hannah Dearden – Hard Work, Love, and Smile

In 1924, eleven months after returning to Utah from difficult homesteading in Canada, my great-grandmother Charlotte Hannah Dearden Hardman was widowed with eight children when her hard working husband died of a broken ulcer. They had previously lost and buried … Continue reading

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Cheryl Hardman Atwood – Overcoming

In 1969, when mankind overcame great odds and touched the moon, the late Cheryl Hardman Atwood received respite from her desperate struggle with a debilitating fatal disease; then finished college, married, became a teacher, and raised a great family, touching … Continue reading

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Jacob Hardman – Horses and Homesteads

Don’t ever tell Jacob Hardman that he couldn’t ride a horse. He was once bet $25.00 that he couldn’t ride a tortured big black mean one, but he did. He bred and broke horses, ran cattle, herded sheep, and hauled … Continue reading

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John Hardman – To the Captains Aid; Blessings Deferred

During the industrial revolution, John Hardman, my 3rd great uncle was a young working class mechanic in Manchester, England. Shortly after his father’s death, when apostles came, he recognized the truth, and joined the Latter-day Saints. But false notions and … Continue reading

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Glenn Hardman – Far apart, yet closer and closer

Seven years before I was born, in the fall of 1951, the war raged on in Korea. My dad wrote his Sunday letter to mom in California. During the pain of lengthy separation, they grew closer as their heart-felt letters … Continue reading

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