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Jaci Wightman

Jaci Green Wightman is the author of Body Image Breakthrough: Learning to See Your Body and Your Beauty in a Whole New Light. A first-time author, Jaci was raised in five different states before meeting her husband, Greg, during her freshman year of college. Together, they’re now enjoying the daunting task of raising seven children born in just eight years. In 2012, Jaci finally graduated from BYU-Idaho with a degree in University Studies, 21 years after postponing her schooling to start a family. Underneath all her outward busyness, however, Jaci is simply an ordinary woman who discovered an extraordinary...

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Ron Jarrett

Ron Jarrett was appointed president of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on August 1, 2012. He previously served as a singing member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir from 1999 to 2008 and followed that service with an appointment as assistant to then Choir president Mac Christensen between 2008 and 2011. He is the first Choir president to have been a singing member of the Choir. Prior to this appointment, he served as a bishop and stake president, neighborhood ecclesiastical positions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Before his current assignment, he and his wife, Lucie, were serving...

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Karen John

Karen W. John is the author of Guilt Free: Using Remorse to Escape the Adversary’s Tool. Karn was born in the middle of a sibling group of nine children. During her childhood, she and her family performed singing, dancing and playing instruments as they traveled across numerous states and into several countries. This is where she believes she developed a great love for diversity and people. Although she loves to perform, her ultimate passion next to her husband of thirty-seven years and her five sons and their families, is learning and using what she has learned to help others...

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President J. Lawrence Richards

LDS Business College President J. Lawrence (Larry) Richards began a career in the banking industry early in life when he became a branch manager at age 26. Ten years later he was appointed president of that bank, and his reputation in the industry was established. After 25 years in the banking industry, President Richards chose a new path and became a full-time faculty member at LDS Business College. He taught business classes there, and soon became the Business Skills Program Director. He was appointed assistant to the president in 2005. On December 9, 2008, he was appointed president of...

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Garrett Batty

Garrett Batty is the writer, producer and director of the film, The Saratov Approach. Garrett grew up in Park City, Utah, home of the Sundance Film Festival. After graduating from Brigham Young University’s film program, he moved to Los Angeles to continue his career. In 2008 he wrote and directed Scout Camp, a family comedy which received nationwide DVD distribution. The Saratov Approach is his first theatrical release. Garrett lives in Utah with his wife and their four children....

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