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LDS Missionary Returns Home for Surgery After Injury from Philippines Typhoon

A Latter-day Saint missionary has returned back to Utah for surgery after being injured in the Philippines typhoon.

Elder Jordan Johnson was serving in Tacloban when the typhoon hit. Johnson said the the plywood ceiling in his apartment began to buckle during the storm, so he used a machete to poke holes into the ceiling to keep the roof from collapsing. He severed the tendons in his right hand during the incident.

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