Shawnee woman dies while doing mission work in Romania
It was the work that Alexis Brownlee was meant, even called, to do.
The 20-year-old from Shawnee was short of a month into a trip to Romania, where she quickly picked up the local language and reveled in teaching English to orphans and other children.
Last weekend, she worked with other missionaries putting on street dramas and sharing the Christian Gospel that had always meant so much to her. She went to bed. She got up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom when a seizure set in. She fell and died.
“It’s just tragic, but she was doing what she was always supposed to do,” said her father, attorney Timothy Brownlee of Shawnee. “She was doing exactly what she felt called to do in a way that very few people are brave or committed enough to do.
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Source: | The Kansas City Star