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Hi I'm Chloe

I’m a photography student and I’m a Mormon.

About Me

I spent the first half of my childhood moving from coast to coast in the United States while my Dad was in the Navy. When I was eight, my family traded military life for civilian life and eventually settled in Utah. I am currently a photography student at Brigham Young University. My interest in photography started in high school journalism—I began as a staff writer and ended up taking pictures at every school event. By the time I graduated, photography had become my passion. Partway through my generals in college, I realized I wanted to take photography more seriously and decided to declare it my major. I love finding and creating beauty with my photos, and hope that someday I will be able to use my art as an influence for good.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel of Jesus Christ gives me hope. Reading from the Book of Mormon helps me find answers to my troubles and strength to deal with the problems I face. As I pray for help to accomplish my mission here on earth, I feel comfort knowing that God is listening to and answering my prayers.

How I live my faith

I’m on the friendship committee in my ward. Having good friends and being a good friend has been an important part of my life and religion. One of our leaders once said, “God does notice us, and he watches over us. But it is usually through another person that he meets our needs. Therefore, it is vital that we serve each other” (President Spencer W. Kimball). Being a friend gives us the opportunity to help others in the way the Lord would have it done: when we get to know people on a deeper level, we are more prepared to help meet their needs. Jesus said, “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). Of all the friends we can have and be a friend to, the most important is Jesus Christ. He knows and loves us better than anyone else because He has already suffered through all of our sicknesses, heartaches, and sins. Because of this, He is prepared to help us better than anyone else can. When we open up our hearts to Christ, we find our best friend.