Almen Thorpe has been called to serve in the Auckland, New Zealand mission. His mission also includes The Cook Islands and Niue. These islands are about 1,500 miles north of New Zealand. Almen was born and lived on Majuro, Marshall Islands until age six. That island is about another 1,500 miles north of Tonga and Samoa. He is very excited to serve the people of these islands and will feel very much at home.
Almen reports to the New Zealand MTC on Nov. 7, 2013.