February 21, 2013

Sister Got Divorced, Then Went on Mission

Emily Jensen, Deseret News

About a month ago, I checked in on the influx of sister missionaries and spotlighted blogs that described the process from decision to return. This sparked a reader, Julianne Hatton, to drop me a note: “My daughter is also serving a mission. What makes her story interesting is that she is divorced.”

Now I don’t have numbers, but would imagine this scenario to be somewhat unique and so dug a little deeper into Hermana Grace Hatton’s story and on a preparation day she wrote me her story:

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TAGGED: Mormon Missionary, Divorce, Mormons

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