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Hi I'm Draper Bingham

I'm a 17 year old, born and raised in the United States, preparing to serve a mission in Sao Paulo, Brazil. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 17 years old living in Southern California. I just graduated high school, where I wrestled on the Varsity team at 152 pounds. Some of my hobbies are surfing, reading, and helping out with my old wrestling team. I am currently preparing to serve a full time mission in the Brazil, Sao Paulo West mission. Upon my return I hope to attend school and work my way to a dental school.

Why I am a Mormon

Honestly without the guidance of my parents and older brothers, i probably would have never bought into the church. I was fortunate enough to be born into an LDS family, and I am grateful for that everyday. But what keeps me active and a strong member of the church is knowing Christ's individual love for all of his people. The knowledge of His atonement is more important to me than anything else i can think of. And thats why I'm going on a mission, to help inspire people to learn for themselves about their Savior.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending my church meetings on sundays, and any other youth activities held during the week. Those activities usually involve learning about the gospel, spending time with other young men, or serving others. On my own I live my faith by saying my prayers often and studying scripture.