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Broken radio / Kristen Cook, 1986

Identifier: FA 2 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Kristen Cook, who heard this story from a female acquaintance three years before recording. In the story a father stays home while his family attends an Mormon Sunday School. He turns on the radio and hears a Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast with a message that strikes home. When his family comes home, he learns the radio is broken. They all join the church.


  • Other: 1986

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1 p.



General note

Informant was female.

General note

Creator was male.

General note

Collector was female.

General note

Collector and informant were acquiantances.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States