Returned Missionary Talks about Mental Illness and Early Release

I hope they call me on a mission
When I have grown a foot or two.
I hope by then I will be ready
To teach and preach and work as missionaries do.

They aren’t just words to a beloved Primary song. They are the lyrics to dreams of boys and girls around the world. The tune is a staple on Sundays, and many lifelong members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have enjoyed singing it for as long as they can remember.

Logan Groll of Winchester, Virginia, isn’t one of those. He’s been at it even longer. In fact, he suspects he was singing it on the other side of this earthy choir.

The wait finally came to an end when a mission call to Manaus, Brazil, hit his mailbox on March 26, 2013.
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