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Hi I'm Breanna

I'm a gigantic dork. I love the arts and the Internet. I'm a cancer survivor. I'm a center-left social activist, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey friendos! My name is Breanna. I'm 20 years old and a college student (I just finished up my second year, but I'm planning on going to grad school, so I still have seven years ahead of me /s o b) (jk I am just the brand of dork that sort of loves school) (most of the time) I'm double majoring in Psychology and Visual Arts, and planning on going into forensic psychology, with a particular interest in the impact of mental illness (psychopathy especially) on serial crime and resulting treatment plans. I'm really into superheroes, fantasy--Tolkien and Eddings are some of my favorites--poetry, sci-fi, video games, cooking, and the Internet. I also love arts in pretty much any form, including visual, theatre, music, writing, blah blah blah so on and so forth. I identify as center-left politically, which is sort of a copout, but I'm pretty liberal socially and a feminist. I'm totally down to elaborate if you want! I'm also a cancer survivor--had AML when I was 9, got a bone marrow transplant, been in remission for 10 years--and I'm a big advocate for awareness about the National Bone Marrow Registry. I can't really think of much else to say but if you're curious about anything just ask! ✌

Why I am a Mormon

My mom and dad got divorced a few months before I turned 6. When my mom got remarried later that year, my new stepdad told us that he was a Mormon and that we'd be attending church from now on. To be honest I didn't really understand what was going on. Before that time, I don't think I had even heard of the concept of a God, much less of organized religion. I went along with it because my mom was. It took me a while, during which church was more of a habit than a choice, but I eventually decided to take initiative and pray about the truth of things I had been learning for years. I've been working on it ever since that decision. I can't say that I'm perfect or that I've learned everything there is to know, but I can say that now I truly know for myself that my Heavenly Father lives and loves not only me but everyone. Being in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has brought me so much happiness. I know that it is the true church and that there is a prophet alive today to give guidance to the world, President Thomas S. Monson. I know that there is a plan for all of us that can give us more happiness than anything we'll ever be able to think of for ourselves and that we can all find true peace and happiness through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

So I'm home for the summer from college, so to be honest I am sort of a floater right now in regards to official participation in church. However I do what I can! I attend church every Sunday, I read my scriptures every night and pray multiple times a day, I try to be helpful to everyone I can. I'm also thinking about serving a mission (we will see!) Probably one of my absolute favorite things I've done for the church was from my first year in college though, where I taught the girls in my age group during church. I also love what is called 'visiting teaching', which is where you're given the names of some girls to visit. It's really fun and a good way to make friends! Also an opportunity to make desserts for people.