Polygamy: The year in photos
Published: December 27, 2012 09:16PM
Updated: December 27, 2012 09:16PM
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Bottles of Ogden's Own Distillery Five Wives Vodka are stocked in May at a state liquor store in Salt Lake City. After a law professor in Washington said he can't swallow Idaho'’s decision not to approve a vodka that makes a cheeky reference to polygamy and threatened a lawsuit, the state reconsidered its ban on selling the vodka. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)

If pictures truly say 1,000 words then here would be the polygamy stories told in 2012.

There were young women who left Warren Jeffs’ rule to have a better life. There were people in and out of a polygamous relationships who tried to help others.

An attorney general had to take the witness stand to explain why the state hadn’t followed a judge’s order. And a reference to polygamy was too racy for liquor shelves in Idaho.

Enjoy some of the photographs of polygamy coverage from 2012. You can discuss these photos and more memories from 2012 on Twitter by following the tag #sltrib2012.

— Nate Carlisle

Twitter: @natecalrisle