District president in Iraq

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Alone in a closet-sized room in Iraq, U.S. Army Col. Guy Hollingsworth dropped to his knees and cried.

In a conversation via Skype with Elder Paul Piper and Elder Bruce Porter of the first Quorum of the Seventy, he had been called to be the district president of what would become the Baghdad Iraq Military District.

“I just dropped to my knees and started crying for a couple of reasons,” Hollingsworth said. “I felt completely inadequate. I was already working 20 hours a day, and I just didn’t know how I would find the time to take care of 1,300 members of the church.

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  1. You know, blogging is a guilty pleasure–I often think I should blog less, but things like this make it all worthwhile. Thanks, Kim.

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