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Hi I'm Bradley Turek

A lawnmower took my 10th toe, I but I love and teach rock climbing. I try most anything. I smile. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I'm a smile-er. I just can't help it. I love to make other people be happy; sharing what I believe with others is one way I do that. I like to rock climb. It's pretty radical. I learned to love rock climbing after I taught it two of three summers I worked at Camp Loll, between Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks. I love the out of doors and I love to see all of God's beautiful creations. I also like computers. I seem to have a knack for them. I think I want to be a computer programmer/engineer eventually (If I could just get some experience, but for that I need a job and for that I need experience and for that I need...I think you can see my frustration). I know HTML and C++ and bits of other languages, so far. I'm just love to make other people smile. I was in an accident with a riding lawnmower when I was 7. It was a terrifying experience for my family. I received many priesthood blessings from my father, that I know healed and comforted me. One blessing in particular caused the dying, transplanted muscle--taken from my abdomen, transplanted to my calf--to recover from black and dying to pink and regrowing overnight. I know that the power of the priesthood is no hoax. I am a product of it; it's the reason I'm standing straight-up.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church; my parents are LDS. But... I'm so glad I am part of this church. I love the positive, kind, loving, people that the gospel of Jesus Christ can make out of normal, everyday people. I love how enabling it is. I love how we can all be so different and enjoy radically different things, but still come together under the cause of good. We don't have to be and shouldn't all strive to replicate the culture of Utah Mormons! As long as all aspects of one's life is in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ, it's all good! (I love this quote and think it sum's it up well.) "Spread the culture of Heaven!"

How I live my faith

I try a life that my Father in Heaven would be proud of. I try to show my love for my brothers and sisters here on earth, and that means everyone. In summer 2015, I got back from a two-year mission to Neuqeun, Argentina, teaching people about the gospel. Before my mission, at the age of 18, I was called as a scout leader for our ward's 10-year old Webelos scouts. I love serving with the scouts and helping them to become the real men I know they can become; even if it's buried under a whole lot of 10-year old.