missions: "Meanwhile a beautiful 20-year-old woman moved in with her sister next door to my parents’ house. She was Kathryn Richards who would become my wife for 43 years before her death. After a few months, we decided we should marry. Her realistic view was that she might not be around when I came home in two and one-half years and neither of us liked that prospect. On Nov. 22, 1946, we were married in the Salt Lake Temple. The Church had not faced enough situations like ours to have a policy about married veterans going or not going on missions, so we simply told our bishops our plans and proceeded. Mine might have been puzzled about what to say or do, but he decided to just let any problem that it caused find its own solution."
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