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By Graham Bradley
From 2003 to 2005, Graham Bradley served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Barcelona, Spain. Listen as he shares his best stories and experiences from the Iberian Peninsula!
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Ep 26: Semper Libertas
"Always Freedom." It doesn't have to make sense because Latin is dead. Anyway, I'm back! At least for this one episode. Let's talk about the Pilgrims!
November 22, 2020
Ep 25: My Badge and My Gun
Getting released, adjusting to home life, and 5 pieces of wisdom I wish I had had back then.
October 19, 2020
Ep 24: Endure
The finish, the farewell, and the return.
October 12, 2020
Ep 23: Return to the City of Bridges
Patching things up with Anderson, saying goodbye to Gerona, and hitting the ground full speed in Alcoy.
October 5, 2020
Ep 22: Only to a Missionary
Trep gets transferred out, I get salmonella, and Anderson and I get bombarded by hot Swedes on a train
September 28, 2020
Ep 21: The Mighty Oaks
Meeting the man who would eventually join the First Presidency.
September 21, 2020
Ep 20: Visca Barça
The Spanish Super Bowl, the Ruff Ryders, and a change of companionship.
September 14, 2020
Ep 19: Do The Freaking Fast
The full armor of God does include a sword. Use it when needed.
September 7, 2020
Ep 18: Are You Happy?
Gerona, the new zone of guys, and cutting dead weight.
August 31, 2020
Ep 17: Absolutely Gutted
Meeting Elder Lund, making progress in Ibi, and saying goodbye.
August 24, 2020
Ep 16: The Year I Go Home
Getting transferred to Alcoy and meeting my best friend.
August 17, 2020
Ep 15: Second Spanish Christmas
Fighting back Randy, celebrating Christmas, and a call home.
August 10, 2020
Ep 14 Name Them One By One
The 2004 Election, a sleepover, and Thanksgiving.
August 3, 2020
Ep 13 A Season of Change
Evenhuis gets transferred, I start training, and Carlos gets baptized!
July 27, 2020
Ep 12 Halfway There
I hit my Hump Day, we start teaching the Paraguayos, and my brother goes home.
July 20, 2020
Ep 11 The Land of Quixote
Out of Tarragona and into the literary south, with no shortage of trials and blessings on the horizon.
July 13, 2020
Ep 10 Goodbye Teens
Wrapping up in Tarragona, and finally learning something from Gordon.
July 6, 2020
Ep 9 Class Is In Session
Diving into the niveles, and surviving Gordo
June 29, 2020
Ep 8 Don't Hit the Beach
Saying goodbye to Higley, going to Tarragona, and meeting the companion I would never get along with.
June 22, 2020
Ep 7: Just One Door
Sometimes you need to exercise a little more faith in the fact that God has your back, and you just need to work.
June 15, 2020
Ep 6: Storming the Castle
A castle, a palace, and a terrorist attack.
June 8, 2020
Ep 5: Sam and Frodo
Elder Frantz goes to Mallorca, Elder Higley comes to Zarg, and I start tackling Nivel 2.
June 1, 2020
Ep 4: Indian Country
Finally had some success, saw a soccer game, and experienced the first of many recurring dreams.
May 25, 2020
Ep 3: Into Ceasarea
December of 2003, my first Christmas away from my family, my first Christmas in Spain, just a fish out of water in a 2,000 year-old city.
May 18, 2020
Ep 2: 7400 Miles in A Day And A Half
Flying to Spain, getting my first assignment, and heading west to Zaragoza.
May 11, 2020
Ep 1: Why Are You Here?
Getting my mission call, entering the MTC, and waiting for my visa in California. Sept '03 to Oct '03.
May 4, 2020