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Hi I'm Laura

I'm a wife, mother and actress who loves traveling, ballroom dancing and french fries. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I moved to LA from the amazing Northwest to study fashion. As much as I loved it, I realized I loved acting more and have decided to pursue that dream instead. I am fortunate enough to work from home where I can spend time with both my husband, who is a grad student, and 1.5 year old son. I love baking, eating baked goods and as previously mentioned...french fries. I'm an International Studies major and love to travel to discover different cultures and am lucky enough to have a husband who shares my passion. I've been ballroom dancing (mainly on precision formation teams) for 13 years and can't wait to coach a team of my own someday. I'd also love to someday own a 40 acre ranch, an elephant refuge and a zoo.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have had countless experiences where I have felt so peaceful, loved and full of Christ's spirit when I attend church or one of our temples. I could never deny those powerful feelings. I have a strong conviction of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. No matter what is happening in my life, what doubts I may have, whenever I read from it's pages, a warm feeling comes over me. There is no other way to explain it, but it being the comforting spirit of the Lord testifying of the truth. When I go to church, I come away feeling more focused on what really matters in this life. I know, just as any person could, that this is truly the gospel of Jesus Christ that has been restored to the earth. The people of the church may not be perfect, myself included, but the gospel, the principles and doctrine are pure and sound. I know that this church could enrich the life of anyone, no matter their circumstances. Many may feel there are certain aspects of the church that are outdated, that there are too many rules and restrictions. But I firmly believe that everything is for our greater good.

How I live my faith

I currently have my dream calling in the LDS church - Girls Camp Director. Which means I get to teach the young women of the church (ages 12-18) to discover their love of the gospel by drawing closer to God in nature where there aren't any other distractions. It's also a TON of fun. I also try to live my faith my doing my best to set an example no matter where I am, or who I am talking to. When I go on set, I try to be friendly with everyone I come in contact with, even if our opinions and beliefs differ. Our church teaches the importance of Christ-like service and love. I try to look out for as many opportunities as I can that will give me the chance to serve those around me, whether they be a part of our church or not. I believe in trying to lift those up around me, even if it's by a small smile, because I know there are many days I need that as well.