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Hi I'm Seong Il Cho

I was born in South Korea, and immigrated to the United States at the age of seven. I am a modern day pioneer and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

The word that would best describe me is "nerd." I love reading and writing. I also love comics, video games, and movies.

Why I am a Mormon

My father absolutely loves history, so ever since I could understand what he was saying he was teaching me about history. Reflecting on many of the things I learned, I grew to believe that either: there was no God or if there was one he had long abandoned the world. Why else would there be so many evil things throughout history and the world? I continued with these beliefs until I was about 13 years old, when my father began investigating The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He found the positive culture and its incredibly kind people, fascinating. However, I did not. In fact, I actually held a bitter opinion towards the Latter-day Saints due to some unpleasant encounters. So, I was stubborn when I met with the missionaries along with my family. I refused to do the things they invited us to do and this went on for some time. Then, something changed. My twin brother, who had always held the same view on religion, decided to join this church. That was when I began to ask, "Could this be true?" And so, I began my own search to know the truth. One night, I was prompted to pray. So, I went into my room, turned off the lights, and knelt down for the first time in my life to offer up a sincere prayer. I only asked three simple questions. The moment I closed the prayer, I knew that I had to join this church. Years have gone by since that night. Along the way, I learned much more and came to know even more that I was led to make that decision. Looking back, my life has taken an complete turn. My standards didn't really change: I never did drugs, alcohol, or sought to do bad things. However, everything that this church stands for and teaches gave me a greater perspective and I couldn't be happier.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying. I'm not perfect and I make a lot of mistakes.