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Hi I'm Shania Altaha

I'm a high school student, I love to run and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the baby girl in my family. When I was born I had immediate heart surgery. After ten months I got put into foster care with one of my sisters. I've been in foster care ever sence 2001, later on I got swich to guardian care. My foster mom died in 2003, a year later my guardian dad got remarried. They were only married for eleveen months, my dad got in a car acident and lived for about a month then he passed away. So now I live with my third mom which I've learnd to love and trust over time. I never really been adopted in my life but it is close enough that it fells like a real family that was mine from the start :). Even though we are living with my moms sister and its two familys in one house it still fells great being with this kind of loving family.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been interested in the mormon religion ever sence I first heard of it. After my dad died my mom got into the religion. As I saw her in the baptizam faunt immidiatly I felt the holy spirit right there in the stake center were we where. It was stronger then I ever felt it and at that moment on I felt how true this church was. After the baptizam we were driving home and she asked me what I thought of it, and I told her what I felt. Then she aked if I would take the lessons, I agreed and my sister did it with me. In April we got baptized, my previous ward that I was in the leaders told the girls about it and asked them to be there. They sang a beautiful song that night. A dance was on that same night at the high school in that area. One girl decited to come and be at my baptizam then the dance. I heard of that I knew how much that meant to her and me to be their and support me. I felt the love and compassion this church had for me as I saw all the people their it made me have a stronger testimony of the church and I could move forword in this church knowing that I will always have someone their willing to help me move on.

How I live my faith

As being in this church help me be stronger and able to help others in time of need. If its just a hello to a person at school or a hear let me help you with that, the words or actions that I do help my faith grow and be stronger each day.