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Supportive. First Presidency Counselor DIETER F. UCHTDORF, 72, of a plan that would create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. After an 8 March meeting with Barack Obama and 13 other faith leaders, Pres. Uchtdorf, an immigrant himself (albeit documented), said that Obama’s outline for immigration reform “was …

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People: Issue 167

Deceased. Poet, reporter, and Sunstone friend PAUL SWENSON, 76, of causes related to diabetes. After working at the Desert News, Paul became the editor of the now-defunct Utah Holiday, which published important stories about the LDS Church’s finances and the relation between the Church and the Utah state legislature. Paul will be remembered for writing …

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People: Issue 165

Deceased. Emeritus Seventy RONALD E. POELMAN, 83. A lawyer and successful businessman, Poelman was tapped to become a general authority in 1978. In October 1984, he gave a general conference speech titled “The Gospel and the Church,” in which he argued that “as we increase our knowledge, acceptance and application of gospel principles, we become …

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