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Hi I'm Marylyn Michaud

I was baptized in 1957 in Miami, Florida. I was married to Richard Michaud and we were expecting our first child.

About Me

Fast forward 56 years. I am the mother of 5, grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 9 - so far. Our family is very precious to me. Richard passed away in 2010 and I miss him very much. He always honored his Priesthood. We lived most of our married life in South Florida, moving to Maine upon retirement. When I became a widow, I moved back to Florida for two years and finally decided to move west to be near my two daughters in Idaho and Oregon. We lived a very busy life in Miami and Hollywood, Fl. Both of us had many Branch, Ward and Stake callings over the years. We also served a four year mission together at the Boston Temple while living in Maine. This past year I was able to sell my Florida home easily and decided to go on a mission while I was still in reasonable good health. Expecting to serve in the United States, was I ever surprised to receive a mission call to serve in Hungary, Budapest Mission. I enter the MTC on 18 February, 2013.

Why I am a Mormon

My husband and I studied the Mormon church for over eight months before we decided to get baptized. All of the questions we asked the missionaries were answered using the scriptures. We felt that it was a wonderful family church and 55 years of membership have just confirmed this to us. We look to the prophet for guidance and direction just as the people did in Moses' and Abraham's time on earth. God cares for all of his children, no matter what era they were born in. I am grateful for my elder brother and Savior, Jesus Christ. Going on my mission is just one way I can thank him.

How I live my faith

When I filled out my mission papers I felt badly that I had so little to put on the education section. After WWII our family had no monies to send the three of us to college. Then I went to the next page and sighed in relief. I had held multiple callings in the church through the years. I had received the education that Heavenly Father had in store for me. The church also stressed community service. I learned how to professionally mend books and did so for over 16 years at our town library. I also mended books at church and for whoever asked me to help them. I joined a Woman's Club and helped raise funds for local college scholarships. The bonus was that I made many special friendships over the years.