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LDS Scouts Save Lives of Sick Newlyweds While Hiking

His body tingling with static electricity and being pelted with hail as thunder rolled overhead, Eagle Scout Brian Phillips of Fresno dropped to his knees on the top of 14,500-foot Mount Whitney.

No more photos, he thought to himself, it's time to run. Hastening downhill from the Sierra peak, the 23-year-old ran into a newlywed couple, nearly at the top.

He urged them to turn back, but the wife was determined. This was more than a honeymoon hike for Jessica Aguilera of Los Angeles.

Although the 36-year-old had been vomiting, she was on a mission.


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