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Hi I'm Max Alley

I grew up in the good old Spokane, WA. I played sports, did band and choir, was valedictorian, ASB President, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like to think that I can get along with just about anyone. I played every sport I could and was a varisty letterman for both football and track. I also sang in our school's choir for a semester and played the saxaphone for 3 years. I always tried my best as a student as well and graduated as one of my classes Valedictorians. My biggest passion in school was leadership. I ran for ASB President my junior year and won. I spent my senior year as the President of the student body and the leader of the school's ASB class. I met tons of people and have always tried to live my faith no matter who I am surrounded with.

Why I am a Mormon

When it comes down to it, I am a mormon becuase of a single challenge I took. In the introduction to The Book of Mormon it basically says that if we read the book, think about it, and pray with sincerity and ask God if it is true, then it would be revealed to us that it was indeed the word of God and that the church that it formed is his true church. I took that challenge, read, pondered, and prayed and when I asked if it was true an overwhelming feeling of peace and love filled my body. Becasue of that experience I know that this church is true and I do all I can to live this religion.

How I live my faith

Growing up in the church I always went to our weekly youth groups and sunday meetings. I spent a great deal of time trying to decide if this church was true and if it was the right one for me. Once I discovered that it was I devoted my life to trying to live the religion I had discovered was true. I have friends from just about every social group and lifestyle you can think of and I get along and have great memories with each of them. Despite their differences, I always tried to remain the same person no matter who I was hanging out with. Each of my friends knew my standards and what I did and did not participate in. I always respected my friends for their beliefs and they, in return, respected me for mine.