USA Today Takes Inside Look at Growing Number of Sister Missionaries

The image of two young men in suits walking down the street may be a common visual of Mormon missionaries, but it's not a complete picture. There is growing population of young female missionaries.

Living that out are four young women who now reside in a plain, humble two-bedroom apartment in Salem. Two desks dominate their living room. No TV or stereo is in sight. Instead, the home is decorated with a map of Salem marked up with highlighters, pictures that look like they were ripped out of a magazine depicting stories from the Bible and The Book of Mormon, and whiteboards that display goals, prayer reminders and schedules.

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