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Hi I'm Michael Tanner

Like my father and grandfather I grew up in Los Angeles. I surf, scuba dive and play music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live with my wife and three kids in west Los Angeles. I surf most Saturdays, scuba dive when there aren't any waves and play music at home or out with my jazz orchestra. I love fast cars and have only owned a single car that wasn't a V-8. I like to do work around the house particularly when it involves wood work.

Why I am a Mormon

I belong to the church because it is the place where I can find peace and greater understanding of Jesus Christ and his role in the plan that Our Father in Heaven has for us. No where have I been able to not only learn but feel close to heaven like in the church.

How I live my faith

I live in the same community I grew up in so I participate in the same congregation that I belong to as a kid. I currently am a counselor to the local bishop so I work with our young kids, help with the music in our Sunday meetings and have the direct assignment to support our congregation's women's organization with all the things they need. I also go out monthly to visit members of the ward to support them spiritually. My job is to take care of those around me!