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Vai's View: Legendary friend has made lasting impression

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  • t702 Las Vegas, NV
    Dec. 17, 2011 9:20 p.m.

    Great reading Vai, thanks

  • Larry Lawton Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Dec. 17, 2011 12:06 a.m.

    Vai, this column brought back sweet memories of some of the stories you'd tell when Sister Lawton and I served in New Jersey almost five years ago. Anyway, my hero was my bishop when I was twenty, Gale Holmes of the Council Bluffs Ward, Winter Quarters Stake. He was so patient and loving as I struggled with my decision: Get my parents out of this cult or get in with both feet.
    Thanks in large part to his personal attention and amazing intellect, I actually put aside all the anti-Mormon stuff I'd focused on and read the Book of Mormon. Well, we all know how that story ends, right?

  • Red Salt Lake City, UT
    Dec. 16, 2011 7:25 p.m.

    Oh man, Vai. It is with pleasure that I see a new post from you. I try to read slow and savor every word.

    Good work.

  • XelaDave Salem, UT
    Dec. 16, 2011 12:51 p.m.

    I generally cry and laugh a little as I read these and today was no exception- thanks for sharing