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Naomi Bohannon (née Hatch)

Portrayed By: MacKenzie Porter (Siobhan Williams in Season 3)

Affiliation/Role: Mormon

Duration: Seasons 3-5 (Recurring)

A Mormon girl who weds Cullen Bohannon after it’s discovered that she’s carrying his baby.

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