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Watch: Jon Schmidt and His Wife Share the Blessings of Mourning with Those Who Mourn in #LightTheWorld Video


"I had never felt that kind of distress before," says Jon Schmidt, a member of the Piano Guys, in the Day 12 #LightTheWorld video. "It's a weight that would crush you."

"Mourn with those that mourn" is the day 12 challenge of the #LightTheWorld campaign, and after losing their daughter Annie in a hiking accident last year, it's something Jon and his family are well acquainted with. In fact, it was a blessing. 

"To have people mourn with you, to be sad with you--you knew that there were those that cared," Jon's wife, Michelle Schmidt, shares.

► You'll also like: "Piano Guys' Jon Schmidt Shares How He Found 'Elements of Joy' in His Life 1 Year After Annie's Death"

Watch as Michelle and Jon share more about this important part of our covenants as Latter-day Saints. Continue to follow the #LigthTheWorld campaign, which concludes December 25, on for more inspiring ways to share the light of Christ with the world this season. 

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#LightTheWorld Day 12: Jon and Michelle Schmidt’s Story

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