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Hi I'm Rachel

I was born and raised in Northern California. I'm from a mixed family. I'm a Mormon by birth and by choice.

About Me

I'm the youngest of 9 siblings - seven half siblings, and one brother who is serving a mission. I'm going to college this fall, but I am undecided about what I want to study. I take my education seriously and it is a huge priority for me. I babysit and tutor kids in math to make money. I love to play softball, hike, walk my dog, and watch movies.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church but I have made my own choice to continue in this faith. I have definitely pondered and prayed about that choice a lot in recent years. No one makes me go to church or follow church standards. I do it because it makes me happy. I love having the knowledge that I am a daughter of God and that He loves me. I love knowing that I am on this Earth to learn and to grow. I love knowing that I will return to God again. I love knowing that Jesus Christ atoned for me. This knowledge brings me so much joy. I show God how grateful I am for these things by doing my best to be more like Christ and follow his commandments. I'm Mormon because it makes me happy!

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday. Before school everyday, I go to the church building with other kids in my grade to learn about the scriptures. I serve on a committee in my area that plans youth activities. I love going to church activities and the temple.