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Home at last — Volcano delays return of missionaries

For many missionaries the return home is a bittersweet experience. The anticipation of seeing family is coupled with a longing to stay and serve the Lord and a people they love. For missionaries in the Argentina Buenos Aires North Mission the return home was a miracle, thanks to a bishop and his wife who would soon become a shining light in a country shrouded in ash.

Brita Beatty of the Peralta Ward, Chandler Arizona Alma Stake, eagerly awaited the return of her son, Elder Cameron Beatty. On June 13 she received a call from him saying the flight from Buenos Aires had been delayed due to the ash cloud from the June 4 eruption of Chile's Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano.

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