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Baptism in Denmark - 1902

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Baptism in Denmark - 1902
Description welcomed her into the fold. A few weeks later Blder Larsen announced that soon he would return to his home in Mayfield, Utah. He had served the required period of time as a Missionary, and his wife and daughter were coming to Denmark to visit and then accompany him home. "If you wish to leave Denmark and make your home in Utah, we will be happy to take you along with us," he said. "I will loan any of you money to pay for your emigration." These words stirred Karen like the rumble of thunder. "Why not go with him?" she asked herself. "What have I to lose? I can earn my living as a seamstress in Utah as well as here in Denmark." "Yes. I feel that I must go with you," she told Brother Larsen. A month later Karen made a last visit to her father and step-mother, who lived in Skyum. She went with apprehension. Her only brother had been cold and unforgiving when she told him of her conversion and plans to leave Denmark. Andres met her at the gate with tears in his eyes. He seemed to have aged decades in the few months since he had come to visit her. "My daughter," he said, "your brother told me. This can't be true..." He paused, searched her eyes and seeing the truth there, turned away with a heavy sigh. "Eader, I don't want to hurt you, but I must do this• I knov this is the plan that my Heavenly father has for me." "We will speak no more of it," he said. "Come inside. Olga has prepared food for us. You are home and for this we feel joy." The conversation was forced and the food tasteless. Olga said little, but she clanged the dishes 90
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Identifier 103_Baptism in Denmark - 1902.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323756
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323756