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Hi I'm Victor Bush

I grew up in Mapleville, Rhode Island. I studied Architecture at NEIT. I love sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town in Rhode Island where I have spent most of my life. I studied Architecture at the New England Institute of Technology where I received both my Associates and Bachelors Degrees in Building Engineering and Technology. I love to play sports and do any sort of outdoor activity. One of the things I enjoy most is going out into the woods and playing air soft or paintball with a bunch of my friends. I also enjoy to play video games and to use design software to create interesting buildings and structures.

Why I am a Mormon

I am so greatful for the oppertunity I have to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. However, that wasn't always the case. When I was younger I didn't really appreciate the values and lessons I was being taught and so when I turned 18 I left the church. I wanted to see what the world had to offer me in a way so I left and left behind all that the church stood for. While I was away from the church I found small instances of happiness, but never the joy that the gospel had brought me when I was a youth. During my time of inactivity in the church I had many people that supported me in the church. I had a wonderful Bishop and leaders that would stay in contact and make sure I wasn't forgoten. What really made a difference and what eventually brought me back to the church was the love and acceptance I recieved from my parents. Though I was living contrary to what they had taught me they were always there for me. There pursiverance is what helped me. One day I recieved an invitation from my mom to come to church. They were being called as part-time missionaries for the Addiction Recovery program in the ward. Nothing out of the ordinary happened at church, but after the main meetings I stayed to witness their setting apart for the calling. I don't remember any of the words spoken, but the Spirit that I felt in that meeting changed my life. It was a feeling that I hadn't felt in the two years I spent away from the church. I relized at that moment that I wanted to have that again and if I did I needed to change.

How I live my faith

I put aside my careers as a draftsman for Schneider Electric to serve the Lord as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I'm currently serving in the England London Mission. Through the church and the Boy Scouts of America I have been involved in numerous service projects. I cherish any opportunity to help people and it has been a great blessing to grow up in a church where service is at the forefront of what we are taught. Through the church I have also been able to improve my presentation and many other communication skills. With the invitations to teach lesson for Sunday school and give talks during our worship services my skills for public speaking have grown dramatically. I do not look for opportunities to stand out in a crowd, but have been given many chances to stand as a leader of my piers and through that I have learned many wonderful ways to serve people. I love what the Savior teaches in Matthew 20:27 "And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant" Whenever I have positions of responsibly I do my best to help those around me grow. I try my best to lead as the Lord would and use it as a greater opportunity for service.