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Hi I'm Austin Nathaniel Yson

I was born in New York, grew up in the Church went to catholic school all my life. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm 18 years old and just received my mission call on Friday February 7th 2014 and I'm assigned to labor in the Chile Concepcion South mission!!. I have many interests and Hobbies I was a high school wrestler, I'm a mixed martial Artist, In love with Rugby, and I love to go shooting! After my mission I hope to attend BYU and stay in the West, Living in the City all your life can get pretty annoying!

Why I am a Mormon

I've lived with my dad since 2001-2002 and he's not Mormon he's Catholic, so all my life I've attended a Catholic school. I would always remember my mom reminding me "remember who you are" and I'm a child of God. For that whole period of time I knew and strived to be the best Mormon I could even though I would be the only one in school. It was very hard to keep the standards of the church but as I continued to live by them I definitely saw the hand of the lord in my life. Ever since I got my license I would always try and "sneak" out of the house and go to church or hang out with the missionaries. I would always tell my dad I'm going to a "friends house". When I turned 18 a realized that i didn't have to do that anymore because I'm legally an adult, For my first real adult decision I decided to move in with my mom where i would get the most support for me to go on my mission. I can definitely see with my decision to go on a mission has blessed not only my life but my families, and one day I hope to open my father's heart and have him see that this mission was the best thing for me!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by fulfilling my calling as the young Men's secretary, I'm trying to show the young men how fun and exciting the mission process is, The excitement of going down everyday to your mailbox to see if your call came in, or having your family guess where you're going. It's a very difficult process because of all the paper work, but at the same time it's one of the most spiritual! I hope that the young men in my ward follow my footsteps and see that Missionary work isn't a sacrifice, its a privilege