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Returned Missionary Turns Mission Experience Into a Unique Graphic Novel (Photos)

MR says: How many of you returned missionaries can relate to these amazing drawings and comics of what mission life is really like?

Each day for 18 months, Brittany Olsen Long kept a journal in the form of comics as she served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tokyo, Japan.

On Nov. 11, she published those comics in her new graphic novel, "Dendo: One Year and One Half in Tokyo."

Returned Missionary Turns Mission Experience Into a Graphic Novel (Photos)

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Long has been keeping a journal this way since 2008, when she started college. She thought it would be a fun way to keep track of her life events, and she put some comics on her blog.

While on her mission, she found it easy to share her experiences with family as she took pictures of her journal pages and sent them home each week.

"It was a fun way for them to follow along, and it's a really fun memory for me to have as well," Long said.

Returned Missionary Turns Mission Experience Into a Graphic Novel (Photos)

Returned Missionary Turns Mission Experience Into a Graphic Novel (Photos)

Returned Missionary Turns Mission Experience Into a Graphic Novel (Photos)

Images from KSL.

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