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William Riley Hurst diary, 1989-1990

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 33
Scope and Contents William and Carol spend much time at their daughter Heather's house helping to care for her children. William writes of the violence surrounding the Student Movement in China. William frequently visits his ailing older sister Luell until she passes away. He writes of watching the fall of the Berlin Wall on the news. William struggles with his intense physical pain and intense hatred of drugs and medication. His family has a Hurst family reunion. William writes of President Ezra Taft Benson's...
Dates: 1989-1990

William Riley Hurst diary, 1990-1992

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 34
Scope and Contents William and Carol plan to visit their son grant in Dallas for Christmas, but are unable to go due to unfavorable weather. William writes of his religious study and church activity. He visits his elderly sister Marge at her care center. He ordains his grandson to the Priesthood. He and his wife live at their daughter Heather's house much of the time to help care for her children. William goes to the doctor and learns he has serious heart problems and likely colon cancer. The Hursts have a family...
Dates: 1990-1992

William Riley Hurst diary, 1992-1995

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 35
Scope and Contents William writes of the presidential race between Clinton and Bush. William has financial qualms with his adopted daughter Bessie. William and Carol care frequently for their grandchildren. William backs up into another car but there is minimal damage to both vehicles. William's son Winston has some struggles with the Church. William suffers from pain and limited mobility as he gets older. He is hospitalized three times for serious surgeries.
Dates: 1992-1995