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Sister Ruth Renlund is awarded the "Exemplary Leadership Award" by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.

Sister Ruth Renlund, wife of Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was awarded the "Exemplary Leadership Award" by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society on Jan. 20. Sister Renlund, who refers to herself as "a recovering lawyer," spoke at the society's annual fireside about the power of personal integrity and honest reputation.

An article from Mormon Newsroom reported that Sister Renlund shared life lessons that her father, also a lawyer, taught her. Some of the lessons included admitting your mistakes and treating everyone kindly, even if they are wrong.

“We need to choose to have our actions reflect our religious beliefs,” she said, according to Mormon Newsroom. “Our personal religious convictions bring strength to the law but also to our homes, to our community and to our Church. We call this integrity.”

Read the full article here.

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