Latter-day Saint Life

These RMs Struggle to Speak the Language After 15+ Years—but Still Do One Thing Flawlessly


From Asia to South America, these returned missionaries spent a year and a half to two years teaching the gospel in foreign countries—and each learned a foreign language to do so. 

More than 15 years after coming home, these RMs may have forgotten some of the everyday words they learned on their missions, but they haven't forgotten the most important ones. Check out the video below to find out what they all remembered perfectly.

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Regardless of where you served, returning home has its own challenges.

This handbook, written by a former mission president and his wife, with input from more than 50 returned missionaries, is designed specifically to help you and other recently returned elders and sisters move into life beyond full-time missionary service.


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