Eph Hanks providing much needed meat
Handcart pioneer, Emma Lawrence Colling states that Ephraim Hanks not only provided the endangered handcart company with the desperately needed food, but what else did he provide?
d. Greetings from the leaders of the Church
a. Mohammed Ali
During the summer of 1986, “The Champ” (Muhammad Ali) was intercepted at the airport in Dallas, Texas, by Bob Wilke of Chandler, Arizona. After striking up a brief conversation, Wilke presented Ali with a personalized copy of the Book of Mormon. Ali in turn autographed a “What Is Islam?” pamphlet and returned the favor saying , “I’ll read your book if you’ll read mine.”
Skousen, Paul, The Skousen Book of Mormon World Records, (Springville, Utah: Cedar Fort, Inc., 2004), 158.