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Hi I'm William Scott Bate

I'm from Kanab, Utah. I absolutely love Japan. I love music from other cultures. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hmmm, about me. Sometimes I find that to be the hardest question of all. I'm a 6'5" guy, that absolutely sucks at football(just don't have the coordination I guess). I'm from a very small town in Southern Utah, called Kanab. I absolutely love the canyons, and the red rock in that area, one of my absolutely favorite things to do is to go hiking up just above Kanab. I have a wonderfull family, my dad works at the Bureau of Land Management there in Kanab, and my mom sings for tour buses. I have one brother, he's younger, and taller than I am, he's a basketball star. My personal interests revolve mostly around music, anime, and movies. I absolutely love pop music from other cultures, there is no degrading lyrics(at least I don't know if there is, since they are likely to be in a completely different language) and the music helps to keep me in a good mood, I'm almost constantly looking for new songs to brighten my day. I absolutely love Japan, their culture is just extremely cool, and i'm so happy that I am going to be serving a mission for the next two years in the Kobe Japan mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a wonderful LDS family in southern Utah. Their examples have shaped me, and allowed me to come to know my Heavenly Father through kindness and mercy. I want so badly to become like them, so I will strive to become stronger in my faith. Growing up I may have been blind to the evils of the world, but with my parents example, when I stepped out into the world I had a wonderful guideline for me to follow. I will always be so very greatfull of the example I have been shown, and I hope I can be and example for someone else in my life.

How I live my faith

Growing up, I may not have realized it very well, but doing little acts of service make the biggest difference in living ones faith. My mom was the relief society meeting coordinator in Kanab, and I would always be helping her set up the meetings in some for or another. I haven't really realized until recently, that these little acts of service allow us to come closer to our Heavenly Father. Big service is great too, but that requires alot of sacrifice. I am currently in the MTC, preparing for my two year mission service in the Japan, Kobe mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. This, I have realized, is going to be the toughest experience of my life, and is not for the faint of heart. The blessings I will recieve will far outweigh my own discomfort though, so I will continue to push on in my faith the best that I can be. I have a loving family, and a Heavenly Father that will comfort me when I'm discouraged, so I have little to fear.