The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following statement from spokesman Daniel Woodruff on the passing of a young, full-time missionary in Central Africa.
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On Friday, two young missionaries were involved in a car accident in the Canada Vancouver Mission. Both were left in critical condition. Sadly, one of the hospitalized elders has now passed away. Here is the Church's official statement.
A year had gone by since she was hit by a car while serving a full-time mission in Curitiba, Brazil. One afternoon in the Dallas Texas Temple, after months of physical therapy and working to regain movement in her leg, McDown believed she had done everything she could. While she accepted God’s will for her, she knew that if anything about her situation was going to change, He was the only one who could make it happen.
Joyful Notes is a Latter-day Saint children's choir out of Layton and Midvale, Utah who recently put their a cappella rendition of this Irish blessing on YouTube as a perfectly poignant missionary farewell song. Watch it here.
Recently, Refinery29, a media outlet focused on empowering and sharing stories of women and their unique perspectives, featured an article chronicling a day in the life of a sister missionary. Read the article here.