Confessions of an Ex-Mormon

At The New Republic, Walter Kirn recounts his personal history with Mormonism. Kirn joined the LDS Church with his family as a young teenager, but left the faith by the time he was 17. Kirn writes that it is wrong to think Mitt Romney represents all things Mormon. “[Romney] no more stood for Mormonism than I did, but he was often presumed to stand for it by journalists who knew little about his faith.”

Read at The New Republic

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