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Hi I'm Orrin

I was born a cowboy and I am now becoming a doctor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 26 year old father with a wonderful wife and son. Growing up I lived on a ranch in a small town of 100 people. Everyday was spent working hard, working with cows, and caring for our crops. After graduating from high school I left on a 2 year mission for the LDS church in Uruguay. Upon returning I completed 4 years of college, where I met and married my beautiful wife and graduated with a degree in Genetics and Biotechnology. Soon after I was accepted into medical school and am now starting my second year as I work to become a doctor.

Why I am a Mormon

Knowing that you can be with your family forever is a core part of my testimony of the doctrine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When a close member of my family died, it was heart wrenching and difficult to bear. Believing that God has a plan, that through Jesus Christ we can live together again in heaven has been a great comfort to me. Though the pain may never leave in this life, I do know that by following the commandments and teachings of Jesus Christ, He will heal everything and my family will be whole again. Living this way has been a great comfort and given me so much hope and happiness.

How I live my faith

Being Mormon is a day to day activity. It's a part of who I am and affects all of my actions. With that said, I don't try to force what I believe on other people. I hope that I can be an example for my family and others through my actions more than my words. I read the scriptures and pray daily for God's help in all aspects of my life. Volunteering in my congregation brings me a lot of joy, as I am able to forget about myself as I try to help others. I've helped in various parts of our church: Boy Scouts, youth, children, and congregational leadership. I believe that in order to become like Christ, we need to reach out to others.