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The mission president of the West Indies Mission announced that the first North American sisters have been assigned to the mission.

Pioneering sister: “She may not yet know the significance of her decision to wear the Black Name Tag, but Sister Jami Butler of Brigham City, (Utah,) is a modern day pioneer making history in the West Indies Mission as the first North American sister called to labor here.” Wow! And more North American sisters are on their way. What a memorable experience!

Suddenly parents: What was it like for a landscape architect and creative decorator, who’ve been married for seven years, suddenly become “Parents in a Day”? That’s the premise of this delightful (and perhaps tear-inducing) Mormon.org profile. Click in to enjoy (or share with your friends).

Joseph’s birthplace: Take a virtual tour of “Joseph Smith’s Birthplace” in Vermont, complete with commentary and pictures! Find out why one statue of Joseph Smith is 8 feet tall!

Emily W. Jensen updates “Today in the Bloggernacle” on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, presenting the best of from the world of LDS-oriented blog sites. Her extended “Bloggernacle Back Bench” appears on Tuesdays.

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