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Hi I'm Alex Barkdull

I have moved 10 times, lived in 5 different states, and lived in Italy. I enjoy surfing and swimming. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up with my dad being a Navy pilot. I have lived in Washington, Hawaii, Maryland, Alabama, and Utah. When I was very young I lived in Italy. I graduated from high school in Hawaii. While there I learned how to surf. I enjoyed being so close to the ocean. I attened two semesters at BYU. I have gone to Yellowstone every summer since I was young. I worked there one summer recently. I am called to be a missionary in Texas.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of my Testimony. I had the Book of Mormon assigned for seminary my last year of high school. In the class we read the Book of Mormon and disscussed its principles. My teacher encouraged us to read the book all the way and then to ask God if it was true. I did so. The feeling I got when I asked was amazing. I will never forget the answer that this book was true and so was its teachings. Never before have I been so sure of something.

How I live my faith

Right now I do not have a calling because I will be leaving soon for Texas and I am fairly new to the ward. This does not mean that I do not particpate. I attend and help put whenever I can. It can be going home teaching with my grandpa or shoveling snow for the widows in the church. I live my faith through service to others and by showing charity.