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Above, Gary E. Smith painting depicts Joseph Smith and five companions during confinement in dank dungeon of Liberty Jail for 41/2 months beginning Dec. 1, 1838. Below, Elder Gayle Heckel, director, and wife, Pat, stand on grounds of visitors center that today encloses a partial reconstruction of the jail, where visitation and missionary referrals are flourishing. For a highlight of the paradoxes associated with this historic site, please see page 5.