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Hi I'm Dave

I grew up in Canada and moved to Utah. I am in a wheelchair and a father of 4. I am proud to be a mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Canada and moved to the United States when I was 15. My mother has always been involved in genealogy. It was through research that we found that we have American ancestors. The decision to move to Utah was based on my mothers genealogy. She needed to be close to Salt Lake to read all the microfiche. I decided to serve in the US Army as my patriotic duty. After my tour I decided to start my own business. Years later I had an accident that left me paralyzed. It took years of hard work to regain most of my mobility. If it wasn't for the gospel and family I would have given up years ago. I served in the temple for 4 years in the baptistry, and as an ordinance worker. 3 years in the Manti Utah temple and one in the St George. I have 4 beautiful children; Schaffer, Collynn, Kennedy, and Micah and Lisa my beautiful wife.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it feels right to me. I am happier and feel healthier when Im living the gospel. I am in constant pain from the accident and sometimes it feels like I cannot bear any more. But when I go to the temple and feel the spirit it gives me purpose. The temple is the only place on this earth that I can testify that I do not feel the pain.

How I live my faith

I am currently a secretary on the Scout Committee. As I am disabled and cannot enjoy the activities with the young men I do the paperwork. This may seem like a poor trade off but I love it. Administration is a big part of our church and they need those "behind the scene" individuals to make things run smoothly. I am an avid reader and love audio books, most of my reading is done through audio. For in depth study I like to have a hard copy in front of me to mark up and take notes.