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Hi I'm Kelly

I'm from Southern California. I do broadcasting in college. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a loving home. I had loving supportive parents and my childhood was perfect. When I turned 9, however, it became not-so-perfect. My parents called me and my sister down for a "family talk." We'd never had one of those before. What was it for? A new baby? Was my mom finally getting a new washing machine? No. My parents tearfully informed us that they were getting a divorce. Before I could even grasp the situation, my mom and dad were living in different houses and seeing other people. Over a year later, my mom announced her engagement to another man. A Mormon man. To make a long story short, I started looking into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in December 2007, when I was sixteen. A few months later on March 8, 2008, I was baptized and confirmed a member. Now, life is amazing. I'm married to the most wonderful man I could ever imagine and we're both going to school. He's studying to be an Orthodontist, and I'm involved with broadcasting. I had the opportunity to anchor the sports shows at our university and I loved it. We've been married for almost one year. My mom has been baptized, and so has my sister.

Why I am a Mormon

I wouldn't join something that isn't true. It took a lot of time for me to accept this Church as the true Church. Hey, I was a teenager. But since I've joined the Church, I've grown so much and I've discovered the talents and skills my Heavenly Father blessed me with, most of them I never thought I would have. I have a deeper understanding of Jesus Christ and God. I have a deeper understand of the world around me, and the world after this one. That is such an amazing thing to understand. It gives me so much joy inside. Before being a member, I agonized over dying and the mysteries of it. Now I know that we all have much to look forward to once this life is over. I know that this Church brings true happiness to those who seek it. I know that it can be scary to have people criticize you for your choice to be a Mormon.But I also know that through Jesus Christ, I can be confident that I've made the right choice. I am so happy to know that families can be together forever. I'm so thankful to know that I am a daughter of God, and He knows me and loves me. I hope that my testimony and love for the Church can reach out to those who haven't heard about the beautiful messages the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has to offer everyone.

How I live my faith

I live my faith day by day. I've been a member for four years now, but I'm still learning so much. I teach Sunday School to 10/11-year-olds in our ward and I often remind them that we got baptized at around the same time. They think that's awesome. I never thought of myself as a teacher, especially at something that I'm still learning so much about, but teaching these kids is the highlight of my Sundays.