Missionaries Meet London Teen Investigator They Taught Via Skype

by | Oct. 01, 2014

Mormon Life

During a May 2013 Arizona vacation, Madeleine Martineau took seriously ill and found herself in the Phoenix Children’s Hospital, 5,000-plus miles from her native France and her London home. Diagnosed with high-risk acute myeloid leukemia, the 16-year-old spent seven months undergoing chemotherapy, clinical trials and treatments. With a weakened body and auto-immune system, she escaped the sterile hospital room by spending her hours … her days … her weeks … reading, watching TV and movies and surfing the Web.

She used the Internet to read about the faith of her mother, who years earlier had served in France as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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