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Some high-schoolers graduating early to go on Mormon missions

Throughout high school, Brennan Rasmussen couldn’t wait until he was old enough to go on a Mormon mission.

So, last year, when the church lowered the age at which men could serve from 19 to 18, Rasmussen jumped. The Timpview High student decided to accelerate his coursework at the Provo school to graduate early, so he could leave almost immediately after turning 18 in March.

Sure, he’ll miss prom, graduation and a summer of freedom, but he’s confident those sacrifices will be worth it.

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