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Hi I'm Allen Hatchell

I'm one of five kids. I work with "At Risk Youth" and enjoy photography. I'm a devoted uncle, brother and son. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in the great Northwest. I enjoy the mountains, the Puget Sound and even the rain. I am trying to learn photography, but taking a great picture is still somewhere in my future. I am a Probation Officer for Juvenile Offenders and have been doing this for almost 25 years now. Even though I have never been married, I have a deep respect for family and the family unit. I enjoy my family and try hard to maintain my "favorite uncle" title. My life has taken many twists and turns over the years.... I am glad I have had good family, friends & faith to keep me grounded.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for a couple of reasons.... First, After reading the Book of Mormon the Holy Ghost witnessed to me that it was the word of God. Second, It was through my study of the Bible and the Book of Mormon with sincere prayer that I gained a testimony of my Savior Jesus Christ and his wonderful Atonement. Finally, it was through my personal struggles that I have had in my life, I realized that the fellowship with those of my faith inspire me to be a better person. I am definitely not perfect and I have traveled some dark paths, but it was the love of my Savior that helped me finally find my path to peace.

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by following the example of my Savior Jesus Christ. I try to keep the commandments and follow the teachings of his Prophets everyday. I attend church regularly and try to magnify my church callings. I also try to be kind and help lighten the burdens of those who stand in need of help.