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Returned Sister Missionaries Now Headed to College

The first wave of younger Mormon sister missionaries are back and filling Utah’s college classrooms.

Their presence is especially strong at Brigham Young University, where an early look at fall semester enrollment shows just shy of two in five women on campus have served a mission.

That’s an uptick of nine percentage points since the fall of 2012, when The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first lowered the earliest starting age for missions.

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