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More LDS Missionaries Reported Safe in Philippines, Families Say

More Utah families are getting word that their missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in the Philippines are safe following Friday's typhoon.

Early Monday morning, Monica Baker of Cache County said her son, Elder Gregory Baker, and his companion, Elder Preston Hughes of West Valley City, were safe and walking in Merida, near the Tacloban area.

Elder Hughes' father, Randy Hughes, said he received a text message from his son Monday morning saying the missionaries in Tacloban are OK and being evacuated to Cebu.

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