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On this episode, we seek to humanize a controversial and fascinating figure of Nauvoo Mormonism. Helen Mar Kimball has been leveraged as an attack against Joseph Smith for decades. The person at the center of those attacks is a wonderful and dynamic woman who was torn with following the prophet and her parents, or living the life of a teenager with her friends. Let’s inject the human element into the historical enigma, Helen Mar Kimball.


Helen Mar Kimball Smith Whitney autobiographical sketches

1881 letter

Life of Heber C. Kimball by Horace Whitney

JSP Helen Mar Kimball

In Sacred Loneliness by Todd Compton



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