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Hi I'm Joseph Burgan

I grew up in Colne, England. I moved to Brigham City, Utah, USA in 2009. I'm a loud, crazy, creative child. Aaand I'm a Mormon!!

About Me

I'm a HUGE optimist! I'm loud and crazy (sometimes a bit too much for people's heads) and extremely energetic! I love to sing and play with my voice! I like making sounds and imitating voices and stuff! I'd just ADORE being a voice actor or something! That's a dream of mine! Also I have high musical interests! I taught myself piano and took AP Music Theory at high school in Utah! I'm a huge fan of music theory! One of the very few subjects in school I did any good at haha. I'm not very good in the academic environment.I love all kinds of musical instruments and I collect them too! Gotta catch 'em all! I experiment with music and sounds and write lots of instrumental music! (I can't write lyrics for my life...) Aaand I used to animate a lot on a fun little program on my Nintendo DSi - voice acting was also included with that and it was SO much fun!! I have ALWAYS wanted to have my own cartoon or something! I really want to make a difference in the world and make good, clean media and all kinds of entertainment - but clean media that everyone will enjoy!! I want to show that wholesome media really has the best quality! Many people might mock me for it, but that is my main goal in life - to make a big positive difference in the world of entertainment and media! The Lord has blessed me with many talents so I will use them faithfully for Him in doing good!!! I find it hard to express myself in words, but with all kinds of art I feel like I can truly let out what's inside of me!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I NEED his spirit to be with me in my life all the time and that is only given to those who are baptised into Christ's fully restored church through the proper authority - as long as I follow His example! Every day!! The peace and joy that only comes from living the gospel is a big enough motivator on its own. If I truly rely on God, my Heavenly Father, for constant guidance in everything I go through in this life he will lead me safely home to His presence.

How I live my faith

I visit five families that invite me each month to help them and to see how things are going in their homes. I am the music leader for when the men meet together. I participate in the service projects that will pop up every now and then. I was a leader in organising a camp for the older youth boys two years in a row. I was the music fest leader during that camp and taught a couple lessons with the whole group! I had a lot of fun! :) Every single day I always try to stay as close to my Heavenly Father as I can! I'm always trying to become better through the atonement of Jesus Christ and I pray constantly that God will correct me in everything I do! I study in the scriptures, especially the Book of Mormon, because I find, even in the most seemingly unrelated verses of scripture, help in my every day problems. I know that if I build my foundation on the gospel of Christ, I will not fall away and I will be able to endure through hard times and weaknesses of my own. Never feel like you are alone! You are not! And I know I am never alone! Turn to Heavenly Father and he will help you in ALL things! I live by that every day and I promise you will see a mighty difference in your life if you do that. Oh, and I'm serving a full-time mission, too! For TWO WHOLE YEARS! :D