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Hi I'm Gerrit Bates

I'm from Salt Lake City. I love superheros, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars. I'm a nerd and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love studying and learning everything I can about my favorite shows and comics. I am a student at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. I'm the third child in a family with eight kids. I'm super excited to serve in the Colorado Springs Mission for the next two years.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that there is a life after this and this gospel is the best way I know to prepare for that time. Somethings that people do for temporal happiness or temporary happiness aren't worth it to me because I concentrate on the happiness that I can gain in the next life. I know if I live righteously that I will be able to see the people I love that have died and that we can live together forever.

How I live my faith

I love going to church every Sunday and reading my scriptures. I was recently was part of the Sunday School in my ward and I enjoy spending time with the rest of the youth in my area at our weekly Family Home Evenings.