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'Bachlorette' participant turns down overnight date using Book of Mormon phrase

Published: Sunday, July 5 2015 8:02 a.m. MDT

Jef Holm talks to Emily Maynard on an episode of ABC's Jef Holm talks to Emily Maynard on an episode of ABC's "The Bachelorette." (abc.com)

On last night's episode of "The Bachelorett," Jef Holm told bachelorette Emily Maynard he could not accept her invitation to spend the night. Holm, who was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints but is no longer practicing the faith, quoted a phrase from the book of Alma in his response.

"One F Jef" Holm on The Bachelorette may claim not to be "half Mormon" or even "full Mormon," but he certainly can quote the Book of Mormon. In a previous post, I wrote about the always awkward "overnight date" card presentation when Emily handed the card to Jef and coyly asked, "What do you think?"

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