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Friday, July 18th, 2008

Craig and Lani Norwood Go “Into the Wild”

Craig and Lani NorwoodThe Yakima Herald recently covered the story of retired Village Missionaries, Craig and Lani Norwood, who are spending their summers in Alaska encouraging missionaries and helping where they can.

UNION GAP — They’re missionaries of the snowbird sort, the kind who head north for the summer, loading five months’ worth of supplies into the back of a Dodge van and praying for safe, and happy, travels.
They’ve been warned. About the mosquitoes, grizzlies and moose. To bring extra gas. Not just one spare tire, but two.

They’re headed, as author Jon Krakauer might write, “Into the Wild.” And they’re as prepared as they’re going to be.

Click here to read the entire story

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