For most people, Mormons are people they may have heard of in history books. Maybe they have come across one or two within a couple decades of life. Though something of a curiosity for the majority of the population, in Utah they are the majority of the population.
It is both religion and a way of life, as anyone who steps into their world finds out quickly. Large families, Church of Latter Day Saints, and everything valuing the family life will all take the center stage. They do not drink alcohol or coffee, which is one surprise that most will find early on when meeting them.
While you may feel out of place, they will just as well all assume that you are, well, just like them –a lifelong Utah resident and a Mormon...Read More