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Published: Sunday, Nov. 10 2013 1:17 p.m. MST

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Truthseeker
SLO, CA

Has the LDS church been able to contact the missionaries serving in Tacloban?

Gosh-DUH
Burlington, CT

KUTV A Utah man serving a mission with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is among those missing in the Philippines.

Elder Joseph Gregory Baker of Cache County was scheduled to return home in just 12 days. His mother told US officials that he is among 14 other missionaries serving in the Philippines Tacloban Mission.

Truthseeker
SLO, CA

Thanks Gosh-DUH

My thoughs, prayers (and donations) go out to those living in the Philippines. I'll never understand why those who have so little seem to be hit the worst.

Climate change scientists say that global warming could decrease the number of hurricanes but increase the severity of those that do form.

Irrelevant
Provo, UT

I served in the Philippines nearly 2 years ago. My heart goes out to each one of my pinoy friends. If there was ever a people who could prosper and overcome these tribulations it would be those in the Philippines. from all of us here in America, mahal kayo namin (we love you all)

The Solution
Dayton, OH

I serverd there much longer ago than you Irrelevant, in Cebu. My heart also aches, but I hope we can get enough media coverage in the US to get people to organize and help these people with actual resources. I know the Church is already working on it, and I am encouraged that UNICEF is also already under way, but these wonderful people are going to need a lot of help of not just food to recover from this.

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