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JJWilson monthly report!

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  1. JJWilson

    JJWilson Well-Known Member

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    Hello everyone! I am so very grateful for the love and support so many of you have shown me as I leave on my mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Saints, to the West Virginia Charleston mission. This is where my good friend Gaines will post each month some exerpts from my emails telling where I am, and how the morale is holding up, and if possible, any WW2 connections I have! If any of you wish to email me personally, message Gaines, and he will send you my email adress!

    Sincerely, JJWilson
     
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    Otto Gearing up. Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Best of luck JJ.

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    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    heya jj. best wishes to you.

    would you have preferred a more exotic location ...maybe africa or south america. the weather is better, cost of living etc.
     
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    Ive come across missionaries in Darwin whilst walking my dog...American as f..k. in Darwin! As expected they were very polite but also persistent...My Dingo doesn't like humans so was getting increasingly agitated, and was a convenient excuse to cut the conversation short...(Im RC).

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    Hi guys, I just got my first email from JJ, Joshua, Poppy, he is in a training program in Utah and will then go to where the church sends him for a couple of years. Perhaps it will be another country. He asks me to edit and post what I thought pertinent but I wanted to post his entire email to get him off to a good start.

    Hello Gaines, thank you again for doing this. I hope all is still well with you and your family. Here is my month 1 update!!

    Hello WW2 forum members! I'm here in Provo Utah, at the Missionary Training Center for missionaries of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is beautiful here, and I love seeing the snow (a rare sight in Arizona!). I've been put in a room with 5 other missionaries, only two of us aren't from Utah, the other is from Boise. I've met some Kiwis, a couple of Chinese and Koreans, Polynesians, Germans, Brits, Irish, Swedes, Poles, Russians, and one former Amish member. One of the Missionaries last name is Kilroy, and I kind you not, he writes in every journal, Kilroy was here! I wish you all health and happiness. God be with you!!

    Here is my scripture for the month
    Mark 5:36 "......be not afraid, only believe."

    Will post each month.

    My best regards to him and to all of you,

    Gaines
     
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    Thanks guys, JJ will appreciate it. He sent two photographs but my computer will do let me sent them am working on that !
     
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    maybe he could learn some kind of Jesuit kung foo while there. we've all seen those movies.
    best wishes
     
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    he will learn to dislike the snow. it's pretty, until you have to shovel mountains of it. I dream of Arizona.
     

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