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Hi I'm Diego Dante

I was born in Uruguay. I like boomerangs. I play guitar. I'm serving in the Florida Orlando Mission, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Uruguay. I'm 20 years old. At age 9 I moved to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. I love to play music and spend time with my friends. I'm thwe oldest of 5 kids. Right now I'm serving as a missionary in the Florida Orlando Mission. I LOVE IT! It's my passion.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized as a catholic. When I was young my parents were separated. I lived with my grandparents who joined the church. My dad for some reason or another moved back to the town where we were living and somehow got back with my mom. While making plans to move to the united states, he decided to take an english class that my grandparents suggested- Held by the missionaries. Him and my mom ended up joining the church and 2 weeks later I was baptized. We moved to South Carolina and in 2003 we were sealed as a family in the Columbia, South Carolina Temple. Although, I "grew up", for the most part, in the church I still always leaned on my parents testimony. I discussed that once with a leader and he told me, "If you read and pray tonight you will receive an answer" I did. I Received an answer- The church is true. Jesus died for me and I'm forever thankful for that. I know that if anyone prays they can find that answer for themselves.

How I live my faith

Since I'm the oldest of 5 I have the responsability to be a good example to them. My friends know I'm a mormon too. In a school with a maximum of 15 mormon kids, you definately stand out. But it was good I always had that opportunity to tel them what "mormons" were. When we would go out with my friends when the waiter would ask what do you want to drink, my non-mormon friends would always say, "He's mormon, don't give him coca-cola or tea." haha... but looking back it makes a difference to know that my friends always respected my beliefs.