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Mormon baptisms (PHOTOS)

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People visit the exhibition, Anne Frank: A Story For Today, at the Unified Educational Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. A scholar says she uncovered documents that prove a Mormon church posthumously baptized Frank.

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    People visit the exhibition, Anne Frank: A Story For Today, at the Unified Educational Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. A scholar says she uncovered documents that prove a Mormon church posthumously baptized Frank.

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    AFP

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    This is an undated file photo of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl who was killed by extremists in Pakistan in 2002. He was reportedly baptized by members of the Mormon Church by proxy in 2011.

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    There's always room on British bookshelves for another story about how the Brits outwitted Hitler

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    An image of famed "Nazi hunter" Simon Wiesenthal is seen during a memorial service for Wiesenthal at the Museum of Tolerance on September 26, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. Wiesenthal's parents were baptized by proxy by members of the Mormon Church in 2012.

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    David McNew

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    President Barack Obama holds up an award for his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, from Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during a state dinner at the State Palace Complex Istana Merdeka in Jakarta on November 9, 2010. Obama's mother was baptized by proxy by members of the Mormon Church during the 2008 presidential race.

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    JIM WATSON