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On November 30, Draper, Utah lit up its annual Christmas display and at its heart is a large willow tree that has captured the minds and hearts of those who see it. That’s because it looks like our vision of the Tree of Life in Lehi’s vision from the Book of Mormon. To add to that sensibility is watching the people slowly move toward its illumination in the dark as you can see in the photo above.
This magnificent tree quickly assumed the nickname the Tree of Life because of the largely Mormon community in Draper and because there is nothing quite like it anywhere else. Unless, of course, you can count the existence of this tree in the imagination of the artist who created this painting below of the Tree of Life which is on lds.org.