It takes courage to leave behind your iPad and iPhone to serve a mission

A curb-side ceremony made me cry so hard this week that I nearly crashed our car.

We dropped my son, Jackson, off at the Missionary Training Center in Provo. He is off to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

I come from a family of criers. We don’t cry when people hit us with crow bars or say that we are fat and ugly. We cry at acts of human kindness and courage.

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