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Jane's Story

Source: https://exhibits.lib.utah.edu/s/century-of-black-mormons/page/james-jane-elizabeth-manning

Sister Jane Manning, a free black woman, and convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, returns to Nauvoo to find that Joseph Smith, her prophet and friend, has been assassinated.

Jane spends a ceaseless night with his widow, Emma Smith, sitting watch over the body of the Prophet, as a whirlwind of memory, loss and confusion leaves them wondering how either one of them will be able to move forward.

Through the long night, Jane wonders if the Prophet's promise to extend the blessings of eternity to her has died along with him.

Join these two remarkable women of faith on an imagined night that reveals the essence of their complex, raw, and ultimately beautiful friendship.

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