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Hi I'm Tanner.

I grew up in Brooklyn. I'm studying to become a doctor. I believe in Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student preparing for medical school. I am a big Yankees fan and I enjoy all sports. I had various challenges in my family life growing up. One of my greatest aspirations is to be a strong and righteous husband and father. I am eternally grateful for the teachings of the Church that give us all the hope of living with our families for ever.

Why I am a Mormon

As a child I often pondered about the purpose of life and where we came from. I imagined a world where life ended with death. This was vey unsettling to me. I have found that in the gospel of Jesus Christ and His church that families can be together forever and His plan is eternal. I know that life does not end with death. I know that we can be healed from pain and comforted by Christ's mercy. He can cleanse us and make us whole. This I know. If I had not received testimony after testimony of the truthfulness of this gospel and church I would be very different. We all need answers. They can be given to you through faith and hope in Christ.

How I live my faith

I believe that no matter what happens we must never give up. Christ commanded that we have hope and a steadfast faith in Him. It is because of my faith in Christ that no matter how many times I fall, I get back up and continue working toward Him. I always try to apply His atonement in my life. I hope that people can see that if I can overcome challenges, anyone can. It is all possible through Christ.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

We are not "required" to do anything. But, Christ commanded His disciples to "Go ye therefore and teach all nations" (Matthew 28:19). I would like to be considered His disciple. I also feel that I am forever in debt to Him for His saving grace. It is for that reason that I chose to serve Him as a missionary. Show more Show less