SALT LAKE CITY — "The Untold Story of Mormon Pioneers with Disabilities" will be the topic of the Men and Women of Faith lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at the Church Office Building main auditorium, 50 E. North Temple. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Lecture presenter Bryce Fifield will relate some of the untold stories of the sick, wounded and blind who crossed the plains. According to a news release, the stories shed light on the broader cultural narrative of the Latter-day Saints.
Fifield is a graduate of Utah State University, where he received both his bachelor's degree in psychology and his master's degree in counseling and school psychology. He also received a doctorate degree in special education and rehabilitation from the University of Oregon. Fifield has spent his entire career working with people with disabilities and their families in both large and small communities. He currently works as the director of the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University.
This event is part of the 2012 Men and Women of Faith lecture series sponsored by the Church History Library. For more information, visit history.lds.org/program/men-and-women-of-faith or call 801-240-2272.