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Hi I'm Tanner Barton

I grew up in Austin, Texas. I am a very proud Texan. I love sports but soccer is by far my favorite. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing and watching soccer. I also love doing outdoor things like rock climbing and hiking. I snowboard whenever I can and I wakeboard all of the time during the summer. I am majoring in computer science in college with a minor in mathematics. I love being around friends and other people but I am also very content with being quiet and keeping to myself. I have crazy Texas pride and let everyone around me know that Texas is the best. I am very into music and go to concerts whenever I can. One of my favorite things to do is laugh and be stupid with close friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a Mormon and for many years didn't exactly realize what that meant. Growing up and understanding the Church and its teachings, I gained a testimony and began to have my own reasons for wanting to be a Mormon and not just being one because my parents were. I am a Mormon for many reasons. The Church's teachings and the Gospel bring me such a great joy. I truly believe that if I am ever struggling in any aspect in my life that I can ask for help from my Heavenly Father and he will be there for me to lighten my load. I also believe that everyone can be forgiven there past mistakes and sins, no matter how bad they were, as long as they show willingness to change. I believe that the Book of Mormon is another true testament of Christ and that it was meant specifically for our day.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through example. Being the oldest of three children it has always been my job to set a good example for my two younger brothers. I do the same with my faith. I am always striving to be the best person I can be and I always treat others how I would want to be treated. I constantly challenge myself to be better about going to church, praying, reading the scriptures, etc,. I am currently preparing to serve a mission where I will be sharing my faith with others. I go hometeaching once a month where I visit certain people in my church and share a spiritual thought and make sure they don't need anything. I am constantly looking out for people who may be in need.