#CharlieHebdo editor said in 2012: “I prefer to die standing than to live on my knees.”

Originally posted on Natural Family BLOG:

I have been horrified by the senseless murder of the cartoonists and editors in France over the past few days.  After reading quite a bit about it, here are the articles that touched me the most.

Tobin at Commentary had this to say:

The Mormons, Benghazi, and Charlie Hebdo

“The biggest hit on Broadway for the last few years has been The Book of Mormon, a satirical musical comedy that mocks the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But rather than venting outrage, organizing protests, or seeking to shut down the play in New York or on its national tour, Mormons have commendably turned the other cheek. Unfortunately, many Muslims around the world are not as easygoing or wise. As the terror attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo reminds us today, Islamists are determined to enforce a ban on offenses to their sensibilities. Those who draw…

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Recent Letters from Elder Hatch and Elder Hatch…Jeff and Andy in Central America

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Andy Hatch Missioin PhotoFirst email is from Andrew in Guatemala

Hey everyone!

We got to go to the ruins of Zaculeu today. It was really cool. I took a bunch of pictures.
The work is going well. We only had an attendance of 52 yesterday, as opposed to last week´s 90, so that was a little disappointing. We found a new family this week. Elder Peralta was just like ´Can we visit you,´ and they said yes. We´ve only had one lesson with them, but they seem interested.
We are really focusing on the El es la dadiva campaign that the church is doing right now. Christmas is a great way to break the ice with people, because almost everyone here is christian. I have watched the video more times than I can count, but I love it every time. I´m guessing you have all already seen it, but if you haven´t, go…

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