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William Riley Hurst diary, 1975-1977

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 19
Scope and Contents William gets in a car crash. He is uninjured, but everyone else in the other vehicle was badly hurt to the point of needing surgery, and a baby was killed. Consequently, charges are pressed against him for manslaughter. He is charged with negligent homicide at his preliminary hearing. His daughter Heather announces she's getting married contrary to William's wishes and not returning to school. William's business continues to struggle and nearly fails. Someone breaks into William's store and...
Dates: 1975-1977

William Riley Hurst diary, 1977-1978

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 20
Scope and Contents William's well stops working. He goes to the hospital to be inspected concerning his health issues. He writes of his family's dealings and interactions. He writes of a lake vacation he takes with his family and of his quiet hatred of the lake. William's son Mike is selected as a candidate for mayor. Later, Mike has to get surgery to remove malignant infection. William and Carol start working toward serving a mission together. They get their call to Texas and begin their mission serving in...
Dates: 1977-1978

William Riley Hurst diary, 1978 February-November

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 21
Scope and Contents William's mission in Texas continues. He and Carol minister to the inactive members of the branch. They persuade the mission president to send Elders to help them and are then tasked with finding their housing. William interprets a man's dream for him based on revelation. He and Carol take advantage of many service opportunities. William suffers a small stroke but recovers. He comes to see Texas as beautiful. He receives great medical help. He receives a testimony that his mission is being led...
Dates: 1978 February-November

William Riley Hurst diary, 1978-1979

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 22
Scope and Contents William's mission in Texas with his wife Carol continues. They teach gospel lessons and minister to members of the Church. William writes of an experience where a member of the Church lost touch with reality and started lashing out violently. William helped the man's wife get him to the hospital and wrestle him into restraining bands. William notices overall improvements in his health, although at one point he catches an unpleasant virus. His son Mike also has miraculous health improvements....
Dates: 1978-1979