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Hi I'm Alexander Van Dyke

I'm a swimmer, a golfer, a video game enthusiast. I am currently serving a mission, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born in Salt Lake city Utah and when I was 5 my family and I moved to Ohio for my Dad's job. I played Golf and Swam in high school, and was pitcher in my local baseball recreation league. I Just graduated from high school and received my Eagle Scout award, and will be going on a mission soon. I worked as a lifeguard for a year, as well as umpiring. After my mission I'll be attending BYU and go to school to study to be an Aerospace Engineer.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but only went to church twice a month for a while, but after I got baptized my family and I increased our attendance to full time. I have chosen to continue to be in the gospel because of the happiness that being in the church brings me. I have noticed that when I go to church and live the gospel, I am happier than when I don't go to church. I also attended seminary the past four years and learned so much more about the gospel, and being with good people in the morning before school is a great way to start my day off. I know that this church is true, I've sincerely asked and can testify that I know its true. I also know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel to the earth and that President Monson is our latter day prophet and that he receives revelation from the lord, and I know that by following the gospel we can return to our heavenly father and live with him and our families for all eternity.

How I live my faith

I hometeach two families in my ward, and was the youth leader for 6 years in my ward. I am going to be going on a mission for the next two years and will be serving the lord. I try to be an example for my friends and for everyone else. I live the word of wisdom, and avoid drinking, drugs, coffee, and other harmful substances. I avoid rated R movies, and avoid the use of swear words and other inappropriate language