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LDS missionaries kidnapped in Russia 15 years ago reunite to tell faith-filled story

August 17, 2012
source: Deseret News

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MR says: Two former Mormon missionaries who were kidnapped together in Russia reunite ahead of production on a movie about their experience.

It has been almost 15 years since Andrew Propst and Travis Tuttle were kidnapped and held for ransom in the outskirts of a town in southwestern Russia, where they were serving their LDS missions.

It was March 18, 1998, and just as they had done hundreds of times during their service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the elders knocked on the door of a man they'd met for the first time a few days before. The man had inquired about the church.

Seconds later, their lives were forever changed.

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