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Hi I'm Chuck Bean

I am a retired Orthopaedic Surgeon formerly from Kaysville Utah now on an LDS mission in Orlando Florida. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in Layton, Utah, the only son of Non LDS parents. They were good people. Hard working and honorable. My father was an Engineer at Hill AFB, and retired Army Lt Col. He was a WWII veteran who served in the Czech Republic as an artillery commander. My mother was a laboratory technician at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake. We lived in a modest home in south Layton, 2 acres and 2 horses.I am the lucky husband of the most wonderful, spiritual and beautiful wife that anyone could wish for and father of 8 imperfect but awesome children that I love very much.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church at age 18 1/2 just after graduating from Davis High School as one of the few non LDS students. My friends were all LDS but never were exclusionary or self righteous. They were true friends and remain so. I joined because of their example and friendship. After investigating other religions I could no longer say that the LDS church was not the true church. All churches are good and encourage people to live better lives. The Church of Jesus Christ simply has more - the fullness of the Gospel as originated in the time of Adam and restored by Joseph Smith in 1830. It tells us why we are here , what God wants us to do while we are here, and where we are going when we leave. This is the true gospel, a perfect church run by imperfect mortals in an imperfect world.

How I live my faith

I have been a Boy Scout leader of some form or another for over 25 years. I helped train other leaders in the community as the District Training Chairman for 8 years and served on 7 Boy Scout Wood Badge Training staffs. I taught young adults aged 18-31 the joys of living a Christ centered life as an institute instructor for 3 1/2 years. I have served as a Bishop and many other callings in the Ward. In my Orthopaedic practice I tried to be honest, truthful and always provide the best Orthopaedic care without compromise. I loved my patients.