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Glowing in soft evening lights, the stately St. Louis Missouri Temple became the Church's 50th operating temple after it was dedicated June 1.

In inset, President Gordon B. Hinckley, center, who dedicated the edifice, was accompanied the first day by, from left, Elders W. Eugene Hansen, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight and Hugh W. Pinnock.President Hinckley also presided over the cornerstone ceremony. Nineteen dedicatory sessions were held for Missouri's first LDS temple. The story is on page 3.

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