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Hi I'm Evan Parry!

I love to play sports, I've been to every MLB Stadium, I was born with a learning disorder, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the luckiest person ever. I am currently a student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, I served a mission in Nagoya Japan, I come from the most amazing family, and I am a part of a religion that just keeps giving. Yes, I was born with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, where I had problems developing at a normal rate and couldn’t retain information. I have two wonderful parents who sacrificed so much to help and support me to overcome this portion of my life to where I am today. For about 8 years, my family's summer vacation was going to various Major League Baseball ballparks and I am proud to say I have been to every one. I love to be outside, particularly doing sports. I’m a bum for baseball, football, music, and cooking. More than anything, I love spending time with my family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know it is true. Life is an uphill battle. We do not understand why a lot of things happen, but we can have the faith that it will be better, that the best is yet to come. I am a Mormon because I know that is true, that there are more, bigger, and better things to come. I have seen the Lord’s hand performing miracles in my daily life. I have seen miracles happen all around me; in my family and among my friends. I know He has touched my life, and I know that He can touch anyone’s life that will simply go to Him. We are His children and He loves us individually. I know that the gospel gives simple answers to life’s biggest questions. I know it gives me light and direction on this path that leads back to Him. That is enough for me.

How I live my faith

From June 2011 to June 2013, I served a mission in the Japan Nagoya Mission and was there to serve God’s children, help others understand their potential not only in this life, but the life to come, understand our life's plan, and bring souls unto Christ by bringing happiness through the gospel. This gospel is based on a simple truth, service. And that is exactly what I was doing out there in Japan and am currently trying to continue everyday of my life. There are countless opportunities to serve others. By serving others, I have been able to mature and come closer to my Heavenly Father. What a blessing it is to serve the Lord in ways that might not seem important to you, just know that they are important to someone else. All it comes down to is that I live the gospel by showing love, striving to improve every day, and enjoying my time here. Life is good, God is good.