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Two LDS missionaries battle back from brain injuries

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Two missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are fighting their way back from serious brain injuries suffered while serving in Brazil and Canada, respectively.

Elder Britten Schenk, the LDS missionary from Hyde Park, Utah, who was severely injured when he was hit by a bus in Sao Paulo, Brazil, last month, has returned home to Utah.

"When he saw/heard us he stretched out his arms and started to cry," members of the Schenk family reported on the online blog they maintain to keep friends and family members informed of the missionary's progress. "It was a great reunion! Tears of joy, for his safe return home."

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