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“We welcome the recent publication of the image and hope it will prompt the discovery of additional information helpful to determining its authenticity,” the Church said of the possible daguerreotype of Joseph Smith.
As a widow, President Porter learned that life experiences do not define her or others. The most important labels, as President Nelson taught, are “child of God,” “child of the covenant” and “disciple of Jesus Christ.”