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Mormons quit church in mass resignation ceremony

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Chelsea Bair reads a declaration of independence from Mormonism during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Chelsea Bair reads a declaration of independence from Mormonism during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Participants gather during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

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Alex Willardson shows his letter during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Alex Willardson shows his letter during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Resignation letters are collected during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Resignation letters are collected during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Organizer Zilpha Larsen, left, hugs participant Alison Lucas during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Organizer Zilpha Larsen, left, hugs participant Alison Lucas during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Participants hike Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Participants hike Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Neil Melville holds a message written on his 20 year old missionary shirt after hiking to Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Neil Melville holds a message written on his 20 year old missionary shirt after hiking to Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Participants look over the Salt Lake Valley after hiking to Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Participants look over the Salt Lake Valley after hiking to Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Michael Carpenter chants along with the other participants after hiking to Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

Michael Carpenter chants along with the other participants after hiking to Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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Participants look over the Salt Lake Valley after hiking to Ensign Peak during a mass resignation of Mormons from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

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K.J. Carson cools off from the high temperatures in the Olympic Legacy Foundation in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred

K.J. Carson cools off from the high temperatures in the Olympic Legacy Foundation in Salt Lake City June 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jeffrey D. Allred
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