Comment about Howard W. Hunter


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by Neal A. Maxwell

"The Acting President of the Council of the Twelve, President Howard W. Hunter, is a meek man. He once refused a job he needed as a young man because it would have meant another individual would have lost his job. This is the same lowly man, when I awakened after a weary and dusty day together with him on assignment in Egypt, who was quietly shining my shoes, a task he had hoped to complete unseen. Meekness can be present in the daily and ordinary things."

Neal A. Maxwell, given at a BYU Dev., "Meek and Lowly", Oct. 21, 1986: