Summarized by Kent Larsen
Missionary Wounded In Family History Library Returns To Service
KSL Radio 15Jun00 P2
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - An LDS Missionary who was shot in the face
during the April 1999 attack at the LDS Church's Family History Center, has
returned to serve another full-time mission in the Library. Sister Nellie
Leighton says that she has been given a second chance at life after the attack.
In April 1999, Leighton was one of those wounded in the attack on the
Library by Sergei Barbarin. Shot in the face, Leighton suffered
broken bones in her cheek, a broken jaw, and shattered teeth. Her toungue was
nearly cut in half by the shot.
Leighton says that she is fine now, except for some problems with her
dentures. But, she says she can't hurt any worse while serving as a
missionary than she would at home, so she decided to return to