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Hi I'm Amy Ai Smith

I was born in Germany, but grew up all over the world. I am half Japanese. I am a twin. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a university student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I have attended all 3 BYU campuses, starting with BYU-Hawaii, then BYU-Idaho, and finally ending up at BYU-Provo. I am a junior studying Art Education with a minor in Japanese. I am a twin to the funniest sister in the world. I am half Japanese & although you'd never know it, English is my second language. I was born in Germany, and grew up everywhere because of the Air Force. I love to photograph people, cook, sew, and travel. Cheers!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon. I was born into the church & have attended church all my life. By the time I was a teenager, I loved the gospel, but eventually fell into a pattern of going to church simply because that's what we did on Sundays. I graduated from high school & went to school at Brigham Young University-Hawaii in Laie, Hawaii. At that point, there was nobody there to tell me that I MUST go to church -- at that point, it became my choice and I had to search within to find out for myself if I really believed in the gospel of Jesus Christ. I studied, I prayed, and I fasted. I know this church is true. I know that miracles happen everyday. I know that nothing is a coincidence & I know that the faithful are blessed. The Lord is always mindful of our prayers and He knows exactly what we need. He comforts in time of need and rejoices with us.

How I live my faith

I am a sister, a daughter, and a friend, but above all, I am a child of God. I am a primary teacher and I absolutely love it. The children teach me more than I could ever hope to teach them. They are humble, they are loving, they are Christ-like, and they are happy. I am a mentor to the young women and do all I can to make them feel included in the branch.