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Hi I'm Anthony Fakatou

1995 is where it started. Long Beach is where it's at. The Gospel is why I'm not in prison ;) AND I'M A MORMON!!

About Me

I'm an 18 year old Tongan American who loves life and everything about it. I've been living in Southern California for my whole life and I never want to leave! I have a passion for the media arts. Photography, Cinematography and even directing films! No matter where I go, you'll see me with my camera. I love to point out the beauty of people and this world, and to be able to capture every moment to make it last for a lifetime. Living life, chilling with friends and family, church and food are other things that keep me super happy. I love to be able to relax or play in the sun and just enjoy the amazing Southern California weather (of course with my camera by my side). I've recently received my mission call to the BEAUTIFUL North Carolina, Charlotte Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because knowing, living and loving this true gospel has shown and taught me the definition of pure happiness. By choosing to follow and serve him with all my might, mind and strength, I know that I am here on this earth for a reason and that God has a plan for me and everyone one of us, his children. I do not think I could even fathom living my life without this gospel! I can safely say that it truly does humble and motivate me to become a better person each and every day that I live. I know and understand the love that our Heavenly Father has for us is eternal and if we seek to follow, serve and love him, I guarantee that he will begin to pour out unto you-- endless amounts of blessings.

How I live my faith

Imagine you are a treasure hunter, and you come across something really awesome! This treasure has been sought after, and millions are searching for it, and you are the one to find it! The treasure is beautiful among all other finds, and it brings you so much peace and happiness. But the most wonderful thing about this treasure is that there's plenty for EVERYONE! Would you not share it with those you love!? Would you not want others to see and know how amazing this treasure is?! The answer is a resounding, YES! Similarily, I have found the most precious of all treasures when I discovered the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I found that personal application of Christ's teachings made me super happy! So you betcha britches I'm gonna share this peace and happiness with everyone I meet! #IGotTimeFoDat Consequently, in hopes to share this joy, I decided to serve a two year mission! I am currently serving in the most wonderful place in the entire world-- North Carolina! Leaving family and friends for 2 years to help others has been an exciting adventure thus far. Hands down, the best decision I've ever made in my life! Lives are changed, including mine as I share the most wonderful treasure there ever was.