NPR highlights frontier Utah photography by Mormon bishop

Published: Monday, April 4 2011 3:30 p.m. MDT

George Edward Anderson differed from many of the world's great documentary photographers in that he served for four years as a bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and spent a stretch as a missionary in England. But overall he shared the hallmark characteristics: toiling in obscurity, strained family life, unwavering vision and a poverty-inducing obsession for his subject and the act of photographing.

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