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Hi I'm Daniel Samanya

I was born and raised in India. I like Rock music, more specifically Linkin Park, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm Daniel. I've been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for a year. The missionaries found me and taught me about the gospel, which lead me to be baptized and become a member. I'm currently enrolled in college and want to become a singer. I enjoy learning how to play all sorts of musical instruments, and am currently learning how to play the guitar. Music makes me happy, and I feel the Spirit strongest when I listen to good music.

Why I am a Mormon

I came to know the church was true because before I joined the church, I was a mess. I used to smoke a lot, and even though I knew it was bad at the time, I couldn't stop. So one day, I was out smoking around the streets when some missionaries asked me for directions to a certain place they were trying to get to. I helped them out, and they invited me afterwards to come to church. They didn't call me at all during that week after we met, so I called them on Sunday and asked them if I should really come to church. They strongly encouraged me to come and I ended up going. I was so happy that I ended up going, and everyone was very friendly. I decided from that point on to listen to the missionaries and what they were teaching, and after a month, I was baptized. One of the biggest reasons as to why I know this church is true is because I have so many people who look after me and truly care about me. This is a big blessing because even if I make mistakes and start to think that I don't need the church, they reach out to me and help bring me back. I know I am so much happier being a member of the church than I was when I was smoking. The gospel has truly changed my life and I know it can do the same thing for anyone else who allows it to.

How I live my faith

In our branch, I am the secretary. Some of my responsibilities include counting how many people come to church each Sunday, picking the songs we will sing, and occasionally I'll help teach class.