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Hi I'm Graham

I grew up in California. I left on my mission at the age of 18. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Tall, and really thin; I'm a guy that loves to talk and socialize. I ran cross country for four years with my high school team. One year we were state champions.

Why I am a Mormon

For most of my life, I followed church principles and teachings because of my parents. They were and still are incredible examples to me of how being a Mormon leads to a happier life. I went to church each week, kept the commandments and followed the prophet more because of my parents testimony than my own. In high school I saw many of my friends make dumb decisions. Almost always, these decisions were contrary to the ways of the church. Always, these decisions led to bad consequences, unhappiness, even anguish. It was then that I realized that commandments exist not to control or bind me, but to free me from that unhappiness.

How I live my faith

When President Monson, prophet of the lord, announced that all worthy male priesthood holders could leave on their missions at the age of 18, I was a 17 year old high school senior. Initially, I did not want to go. I had college plans made, and I did not need mission plans messing it all up. Almost immediately after that train of thought, the holy ghost calmed my heart and gave me a very soft impression that I was needed in the mission field now. Not at 19 years old, but as soon as possible after finishing high school. I knew this was true. I went from angry to excited about the age change in 60 seconds. I have now been called to the Texas Dallas Mission and I know that this is where my Heavenly Father needs me to be.