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Elder L. Tom Perry Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties

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UPDATE: Elder Perry was released at approximately 8:30 PM MDT last night from the hospital and is resting at home.

Originally reported by Deseret News: 

Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, a member of the LDS Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, has been hospitalized after experiencing trouble breathing.

“Elder L. Tom Perry is in the hospital for tests and observation following some breathing difficulties,” church spokesman Eric Hawkins said.

Elder Perry has been an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 41 years, making him the second-most senior member of the Quorum of the Twelve.

We will post more details if/when they become available. Remember to keep Elder Perry in your thoughts and prayers.

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Aleah Ingram
Aleah Ingram
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.


  1. We have always admired your sense of service and have used it as a guiding example. We are on our second senior couple mission and find joy, as you have, in the service. We love you and pray for your recovery. Thank you for your 41 years of Church leadership. We pray that this may continue.

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