Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Monson: Most Influential Octogenarian

Slate magaine's 80 Over 80: 2010 lists President Monson at #1.

They list "statesmen, titans of industry, cultural icons, and notorious newsmakers who have remained influential into their ninth decade and beyond."
For the second year in a row, Mormon President Thomas S. Monson stands atop the list. As the divine prophet, seer, and revelator for 5.5 million Americans and more than 12 million people around the world, he's the most powerful 83-year-old we could find. Look for Monson to stay on top for years to come—at least until Boyd K. Packer, octogenarian president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, succeeds him as the alpha Mormon.
Read the article here.


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