LDS Patriots player found his mission in life

by | Aug. 01, 2012

Saints & Sports

The NFL lifestyle is a stark contrast to what Spencer Larsen experienced a few years ago.

Larsen served a Mormon mission in Chile from 2003-05, and the fullback said yesterday it was a life-altering experience.

“I remember getting into a place that had no running water, very little electricity,” Larsen said. “People just had nothing, and you come in there and people are so appreciative that you’re there teaching them. You know they have no money, and they put a full meal on the table that probably cost them their whole week of money, and they’re not eating. They’re giving it to you. It just puts things in perspective.

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