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Crapo: Monson's life of service was powerful example

WASHINGTON- Idaho Senator Mike Crapo this morning praised the life of the late Thomas S. Monson as a powerful example of service to others.  Monson, the former President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died late Tuesday evening in Salt Lake City.

“Today I join those of the LDS faith and others who mourn the passing of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson.  He was a great leader, a kind man who spent more than half a century in service to others through his responsibilities in the Church. His focus was ‘the one’, and he shared that love and kindness whenever he spoke. He was a man of humility, energy, action and intelligence, and those who came in contact with him never forgot it. His was a life to celebrate, and he has left a wonderful legacy of example and service.”


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