Two women serve on missions

Rachel Lang
Rachel Lang, a 19-year-old from Westlake Village, was in her freshman year of college when Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, made an announcement that threw her plans up in the air. Monson changed the age requirements for the LDS church’s missionaries. Women can now serve missions at age 19 instead of 21 and men at 18 instead of 19.
Lang, who will depart for her mission service in the Philippines this month, recalls that the night b...

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