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VIDEO: "There was a feeling of calm," missionary shares story of surviving terrorist blast

VIDEO: Mason Wells, missionary injured in Brussels bombing, tells of experience (Photo: Intellectual Reserve Inc.)

(KUTV) One of the 19-year-old LDS missionaries injured in this week's attack in Brussels spoke with The Associated Press Friday

Mason Wells, from Sandy, was with three other missionaries at the Brussels, Belgium airport during Tuesday's bombing.

Wells was also at the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

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In the video posted by AP, the majority of Wells' face is covered by bandages. He is expected to survive but details on potentially permanent injuries are unknown.

Wells seemed to be in good spirits in the video and says he felt God's presence throughout the bombing, and he knows God hears his and everyone's prayer.

Wells' parents travelled to Belgium on Thursday to be with their son as he continues to recover.

"I feel lucky to escape with what I did," he said. "I was sitting there on the sidewalk outside the airport, sitting in my own blood and there was a feeling of calm and peace that I had that was beyond just the physical shock that I had. I attribute that to the presence of God."

He describes the experience in detail. Watch:

"The future holds what it holds," Wells said. He added that he's not sure what's next, but still plans on being an engineer and wants to contribute to whatever community he's in.

The other missionaries Wells was with are also expected to survive.

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