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Hi I'm Ryan Kinney

I grew up in North Carolina. I am serving a mission in the Brazil, North Porto Alegre Mission,

About Me

I am a very active person and friendly person. I love sports. I'll play every one that I come across and hope to learn to play all of them. I played soccer for four years on my soccer team in high school and lettered for varsity in three of them. I play tennis and golf as much as possible on the weekends. I have 4 brothers and 4 sisters, needless to say its never a calm day in my house. I am studying to become and optometrist or ophthalmologist, haven't really decided yet. I also enjoy movies, I would consider myself an amateur movie critic. My all time favorite movie is The Dark Knight, I like the super hero movies. I like to read as much as I like to watch movies my favorite book is the american classic The Great Gatsby. I was raised in the church, my mother and father were both members so I went to LDS church my entire youth life. All of my bothers have served missions. I like to have a good time where ever I'm at.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I'm a Mormon is very simple. I read The Book of Mormon and took the challenge in Moroni 10:4-5. After I had prayed to know I was overcome with a strong feeling of peace and comfort. I knew that the Holy Ghost talks to everyone differently but I knew without a doubt that it was the Holy Ghost confirming that it was true. I was raised in the Church but I had to rely on my own testimony. I am happy to say I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in very simple ways. I try to read my scriptures as much as possible. I pray with my family and I have personal prayer before I go to bed. I lead by example as much as I can. I always got asked "why are you so happy" simple, I know that my Heavenly Father loves me and I know that plan or steps I must take to get to him.