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Days after Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon lost her grandson Derek to an unexpected death, she had an assignment at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. She wasn’t sure she could do it.
President Cordon’s heart was heavy after spending about three days in the intensive care unit at a children’s hospital before Derek died. Her family was on a vacation together when he suddenly stopped breathing.
“My heart was so tender and raw, I just knew I couldn’t do it,” recalled President Cordon in a #HearHim video released Wednesday, Aug. 24. “I got on my knees, and I said, ‘Heavenly Father, I can’t. I can’t accept this assignment, it’s just too hard.’ But the nudge and the prompting said, ‘Just go, just go.’”
In the video and accompanying blog post on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, President Cordon described how fulfilling the assignment at Primary Children’s Hospital helped heal her heart.
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