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Official Statements from Injured LDS Missionaries in Brussels Released

Official Statements from Injured LDS Missionaries in Brussels Released

New Release from Mormon Newsroom In response to the high volume of media requests, the Church is providing statements from the families of three of the missionaries affected by the explosions Tuesday in Belgium. Wells Family Statement: We are grateful that our son, Elder Mason Wells, survived the attack and is receiving quality medical care. We have spoken to him …

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Injured LDS Missionary Has Now Faced Three Terrorist Attacks

Injured LDS Missionary Has Now Experienced Three Terrorist Attacks

For many, the idea of living through a terrorist attack seems anything but helpful. But for Elder Mason Wells, 19, his experiences may have made a big difference as he faced yesterday’s horrific bombings in Brussels. During the Boston Marathon Bombing of 2013, Wells and his father had been a block away from the finish line where the bombs detonated, killing three …

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LDS Mission President in Paris France Speaks Out in Online Interview

LDS Mission President in Paris France Speaks Out in Online Interview

President Frederic J. Babin of the France Paris Mission, which covers the area of Belgium where the attacks earlier today took place, gave an online interview regarding the missionaries injured in the Brussels airport attack. “They’re doing ok,” President Babin said, seeming to fight through both exhaustion and emotion to speak. “We would like to thank all those who have been …

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Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

News Release from Mormon Newsroom | Photo by Pavel Ohal UPDATE 10:12 PM MDT: The mission president for the Paris France Mission has shared a short online video expressing how the missionaries are doing and their thoughts to Belgium. Watch it here. UPDATE 12:32 PM MDT: The Empey family has released a short statement on Facebook.   UPDATE: 12:00 PM MDT: The Church …

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