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Hi I'm Grant Edelson

Born in the Amazon Jungle, grew up in Orlando, Florida and I started my own Photography Business. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am 21 years old. I was apart of my High School's Orchestra and Yearbook. I love to take pictures, Its my passion. I love to capture the moment and allow people to cherish those moments for a life time. I enjoy playing my Violin and listen to all kids of different music. I enjoy having weird projects to do. I like it when I have to start things from scratch and build it up and make a wonderful product. I like swimming, I lifeguard for three years at Disney and Universal Studios. I love meeting people from around the world and eating new food. That why I am serving in the best mission in the world, because we meet people from everywhere. I enjoy taking road trips that have no determine destination. Beaches are my friend.

Why I am a Mormon

I was not born into the church. I was born into a Jewish background. My mother was a convert at 17 years old and when she had children, My father wanted us to be raised in the Jewish background like he was. He did not stop my mother from going to church. When I was four, My father past away. My Mother introduced us to the church soon after. I love all the memories that I have had in Sunday School with all my friends that I have grown up with. Singing all the children hymns and doing the holiday skits for Christmas or Easter. I have stayed faithful to this church because, I know that this Church is the true church of Christ. That Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ, appeared to a young boy, Joseph Smith and restored this gospel in the latter days. I know that our Father in heaven is a loving father and that is why he continues to call Prophets to communicate with us. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a living Prophet. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Christ dealing and works on this earth. Just like the New testament testifies of the Old testament. The Book of Mormon testifies of the New testament. I have seen so many blessings in my life through this gospel and that is why I am serving a mission so that I can bring this same happiness and joy to other families. Just like that same 19 year old missionary who left his home in North Carolina and served a mission in Manaus, Brazil and found my mother. I want to do the same to other families and bring them closer to Christ and his love. I don't know where I would be in life with out this Gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

As I grew up in the church, I have had certain responsibilities that allowed me to serve others. As a 16 year old, I had the oppurtunity to take the sacrament every week to a senior couple that lived in a nursing home. During these visits, I was able to get to know the, better and to make there time there a little better. At 17, I was on a counsel that planned activities for a large group of youth that lived in multiple cities. Currently (Feb 2016) I have been serving my two year mission in New Jersey for a year and a half now. With this time spent here, I have been able to help many people come to know the true Gospel Of Jesus Christ. My favorite thing to teach people is the Plan Of Salvation, it brings peace and hope to many people who are suffering from a loss in the family.