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Hi I'm Alan

I'm a father of 3, lived in 7 states & 3 countries, a 3rd generation Eagle Scout, & work helping troubled teen boys. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am a married father of 3 boys and a girl is on the way. I love my children and getting to spend my time with them and my wife. I come from a military family and have always been close to my family. To me family is everything and it is wonderful to be able to have one of my own now. I am a student currently studying web design at Utah Valley University. I also am working at the Utah State Hospital as a Psychiatric Technician (Psych Tech). I really enjoy my job, I get to hang out with teenage boys having fun all day. I love anything and everything about technology and have been studying to be a web designer. I love history and information, so I'm constantly keeping up on current events and studying past ones.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, my father also grew up in the church and my mother grew up mainly Southern Baptist. My father retired from the U.S. Army and so we moved quite a bit in my young life. I met many persons of other faiths and as I got into my teen years I wanted to find out for myself why everyone believed so much in the Bible and along with it the Book of Mormon. I read and studied them and came to a knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and the truthfulness of his teachings. The joy that I had known from being able to go to church and learn in sunday school was magnafied even more when I came to a knowledge of the greatness and glory of God and Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I grew up with a mother and father that were always willing to help and whenever there was someone in need in the community or a service project going on they would bring me along or drag me along sometimes. I am very glad that they did that for me. Now in my adult life it is easier for me to be there for others and I find joy in helping others. I am currently am a secretary to our quorum of elders and I enjoy being able to know where there are needs and being able to provide help and find help for others. I find that to be the easiest way for me to live my faith, by helping and loving others.