“Is this some kind of a cruel joke?” asked the woman on the other end of the line. Bryce Willis sighed and explained again. Willis had called the inner-city high school records office to obtain a transcript for Jerrod, a young man from his stake then on a mission in England. Jerrod, he explained, hoped to attend BYU in Utah. The school counselor insisted that a school like BYU wasn’t likely to be interested in a kid from her school, which serves students in the Birmingham housing projects. But Willis persisted, and he drove the 20 miles to hand her $35 for the transcript.
Read Willis’ full story at BYU Magazine.