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He was also charged, though not convicted, on counts of incest and rape himself.
How it came to be: In the early 20th century, the FLDS church splintered off from the mainstream Mormon faith and took up shop in the twin border towns of Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah.
However, the meaning changed dramatically as Warren took over.
What it means: Today many FLDS members recognize "keep sweet" as a reminder to keep control of your emotions.
They also have communities in Eldorado, Texas, Bountiful in British Columbia, and Pringle, South Dakota, among others.
This isolation may due be in large part to the incarceration of the church's current leader and prophet, Warren Jeffs, who's serving a life sentence for being an accomplice in two rapes.
How it came to be: The practice of wearing prairie dresses and covering every inch of flesh didn't actually start until after a 1953 raid on the Colorado City compound.
Why their clothing's restricted: According to some, there are a few practical polygamy reasons.
So, what happens when cousins marry each other, or even closer relations in some cases? In fact, the Colorado City/Hildale area has the world's highest incidence of something commonly known as "Polygamist's Down's," but more scientifically called fumarase deficiency.
All that being said, here are some things you may not have known about the FLDS community before.
How it came to be: Upon his father's death in 2002, Warren succeeded him as the leader and prophet of the church.*He's serving life in prison as a result of being an accomplice in the rapes of a 12 year old and 15-year-old girl.
Which comes in handy when you've got to deal with a bunch of sister wives. (Not a joke.) They also call regular LDS Mormons, including Mitt Romney, part of the "abominable church of the devil," since they let African American members take the priesthood.
How it came about: As the FLDS community became increasingly isolated from the outside world, teachings increased about the evils of "gentiles,"(non FLDS members), and the corruption they bring through idol worship (i.e. What it means: According to the FLDS, the worst of the evil gentiles are African Americans. How it came about: The FLDS believe sex is strictly for procreation, so if your wife is already with child there's no point to it.