'Elder Awesome' puts speed-typing skills to use on family history mission

by | Aug. 16, 2013

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For most people, typing 100 words per minute is fast. But for Elder Russell David Olsen, that rate is just him getting started. He can type an average of 120 wpm, with a record high of 181 wpm with no errors. (According to Wiki.Answers.com, the average typing speed for adults in a professional work environment is 38-40 wpm.)

“(Typing) makes my brain feel alive,” Elder Olsen said in an interview with the Deseret News. “Anything can be typed, and any given topic connects to it.”

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