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Three New Zealand Brothers Preparing to Serve as Mormon Missionaries

“Geraldine Cowan-Maere is losing her three teenage sons for two years, but the Bridge Pa mother is philosophical about her loss. ‘There is a greater need,’ she told Hawke’s Bay Today recently.

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The article continues: “All are heading overseas as Mormon missionaries. Peter is soon heading to Japan and twin brother Chesser is off to the Philippines. Next year, when he is 18, Benjahmon will start his mission.”

“The number of missionaries has increased since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints lowered the minimum age of missionaries by one year to 18.”

Read more at Hawke’s Bay Today.




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