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Hi I'm Alexandra Medina

I grew up in Peru. I migrated with my family to the U.S. I love to make others smile :) I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a daughter and and aunt. Even though I'm not married and have no children of my own I look forward to the day that I will. I love to do anything outdoors no matter what time of the year it is. I moved to the U.S. at a young age from Peru. I love my Latin heritage and living in America. I speak Spanish, English and very little French. I work and try to juggle going to college. I love spending time with my friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a member of His church. My parents were converts and very devout Catholics. While living Peru I attended all Catholic schools and would always go to mass and the LDS church. I was to be baptized when I was 8 but even at a young age I wanted to know for certain that this was the true church. A few months before I turned 10 I was baptized. Even though I was still young that time that I took to know that the gospel was true shaped my life and prepared me future trials. As a teenager my love for temples grew. I was there almost everyday. The temple became my beacon of hope. Around the time I turned 19 my life started to take a downward spiral and by 21 I was lost. I left the gospel that I held so dear and tried to find my way through the world. I felt completely alone, no friends, no family. I spend many years wandering with no direction. One day I was driving by the Jordan River Temple. I pulled in parked my car and sat on one the benches I used to seat on when I was young. There I wept and poured my soul to the my Father. I wept for all that I had lost. I was so close to a place that I loved so much and I was unable to go in. That moment started my long journey back to His church. It has been very hard times but the one thing I know now is that I'm not alone. All those years I thought I was alone He was there. I know without a shadow of a doubt that my Savior lives. I know he loves me and knows me personally. He has cared for me all life and will never stop doing so. There are times that I have left him but He has never left me. He has given me help along the way with inspiring words in the scriptures and from his latter day prophets. He has placed dear friends and loved ones to work as His hands and answer my prayers. I love this gospel with all my heart, mind and soul and it's the most important part of my life. I have lived with it and without it. My life with it provides purpose. I know I am a daughter of God.

How I live my faith

I teach high school kids in my Spanish branch. I love them very much and enjoy seeing them grow in the gospel. I also teach young women to work on their personal progress by helping them reach their goals.