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Hi I'm Deron

I grew up in Iowa. I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a Catholic family of five in Iowa. I have Aspergers syndrome. I went through my whole childhood undiagnosed. Aspergers syndrome is a new diagnosis. Only within the last twenty years have researchers come to fully understand Aspergers syndrome. I also have bipolar disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. I am disabled due to these conditions. I try and help people who do not understand these conditions understand it. However, they do not define who I really am! I am a child of God.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Latter-day Saints church because for one I felt impressed that it was true. It all began one day in a dental office in Provo, Utah. The dental hygienist and I started a conversation about the Latter-day Saints church. She took my name and number and gave it to a couple of missionaries who eventually called me. Before you know it I was baptized and confirmed into the church. Now, it is my one year anniversary since I joined the church and I hold the Aaronic priesthood and a limited use temple recommend.

How I live my faith

In my church I help prepare the sacrament each Sunday. In my community I donate blood. Every little bit of service helps.