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Hi I'm Pollyanna Vecchio

I'm Mormon. I joined the church in 2005 and since then I've been experiencing an almost constant state of peace and happiness.

About Me

I am 27 years old. I'm a bilingual secretary. I work for the government in Brazil . I have a degree in Linguistics. I love reading and writing. I'm married and I have no kids yet . My husband was a missionary in southern Brazil. We married in 2010. We lead a simple life, but full of peace and joy. My mother and my mother-in-law are also members of the church. They are a great example for me.

Why I am a Mormon

For my entire life I've been always a very studious and curious person. When I was a teenager, after reading many stories about how religion and state were cruel to people in the Middle Ages, I had an existential crisis and decided to visit many different churches in order to find a true religion and also in order to answer questions like where I came from, where I go after death, why there is so much opression in the world and so on. Since no religion, philosophy or political ideology could give me satisfactory answers, I ended up becoming an atheist. Many years later, when I was in college, I heard about the Restored Gospel. I saw in the Plan of Salvation the answers I sought for so long. Then, after hearing the missionaries lectures , I read the Book of Mormon and prayed about it. Day by day I gained a testimony that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the only true church on earth, the only one that contains the fullness, the integrity of the Gospel. So I decided to join this church and I never regretted that decision.

How I live my faith

My husband and I go to church every Sunday. Occasionally we also participate in church extra activities during the week. In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, members receive responsibilities that we call "callings". We don't receive any money or any material payment for it, but we still serve in the church with love and dedication. My calling is to care for children, I am a Primary secretary in a stake in Brazil. My husband is our bishop's first counselor. A bishop is a man who is the leader of a regional unit of the church.