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Hi I'm Liz

I grew up in American Fork, Utah. I love music and sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the second child of four. I am going to college, majoring in criminal law and justice and planning on law school for graduate school. I grew up with my dad in the military. I love art. In high school, I participated in cross-county and track. At first it was a bitter sweet comprimise, but now, I cannot go for more than a day without running and not go crazy. I also participated in marching band, jazz band, concert band and choir. I love cooking, reading, singing, playing the trumpet and piano. I love to create and construct just about anything. Above all, I love spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the gospel in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true. In Elementary School, my dad was deployed. The only reason why I made it through that time is because I had faith that everything would turn well and that Heavenly Father was looking out for my dad. After my dad returned from Afghanistan, within the first few months, my mom found out that her immune system was attacking her kidneys and the doctors told her that there was not even a percentage of a percentage of a chance for recovery. After a blessing, lots of faith, patience, and doing all we could do to help my mom get well, against the odds, my mom's kidneys started to recover and have continued to recover. During high school, I participated in marching band. On our way back from our first competition in Pocatello, Idaho. It was late and we were excited to return back home. Then the bus I was on pulled over. The bus driver started talking urgently on the phone and then we turned around. The bus behind us had veered off the road and overturned. We were all told to remain in the bus... which was probably the hardest thing. We knew and cared for the people on the overturned bus. As the night drew on, we were anxious to find out about our friends. We found out that a beloved teacher of ours (Heather Christensen) had seen the bus driver pass out and grabbed the steering wheel. She was thrown off the bus and killed instantly. After the crash site was analyzed, we found out later that if she had not done so, many on that bus would have died. She had veered the bus away from the most dangerous obstacles. As a result, no one else died or was permanently injurred. I know that Heavenly Father lives and loves us. I know He sends angels to keep watch over us. I know it is hard to keep faith when things get hard, but I also know that He has a plan for each of us and that in the end, everything will be made up and worth it. If not this life, then in the next.

How I live my faith

As I live day to day, I do my best to put Heavenly Father first. Right now, I have been called to serve a Latter-Day Saint mission to New York, New York South, spanish speaking, for the next eighteen months.