Twin brothers serve as LDS missionary companions in Marshall Islands

by | Jun. 13, 2013

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Among the 65,000 Mormon missionaries worldwide, who all work in pairs, one companionship has the unique distinction of both young men going by the name “Elder Whippy.”

Elder Joshua Whippy and Elder Jared Whippy, twin brothers from Fiji, have been assigned to be missionary companions in the island nation of Kiribati.

“We love being companions” said Elder Joshua Whippy. “In many ways it makes things easier because we already know what the other is thinking and what he is going to say. It also makes decision making easier.”

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