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Hi I'm Quaid Freeman

I've grown up in Utah. I'm a senior preparing to serve an LDS mission to Posadas Argentina

About Me

Hi, my name is Quaid. I'm a senior this year in High School and I'm preparing to serve an LDS mission to Posadas Argentina. I'll be graduating as a Dental Assistant with high honors. My whole life I have really been into sports. I've played baseball, football, basketball, wrestled, track and field, soccer, and swam. I also am a certified lifeguard. Being phyiscially fit has always played a huge role in my life and I've always tried to keep up on my fitness even though most of the time I have failed at that. I am also a big believer that sushi brings happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

For me personally, I can't live without my religion. I used to believe in my religion for the sole purpose being that it kept me on the right track with the morals and standards that are shared throughout the LDS church. But over the past year, I began to feel alone. Like I had nobody to turn to. Nobody who understood what I was going through. I felt as if I had been forgotten. Now I know that I will never be forgotten. Jesus Christ suffered for me. For me. He knows exactly how I'm feeling and how I've felt. He will never let me stand alone. He will always be with me. Recently I've began to feel him with me at every moment of every day. I know he will always be by my side to raise me when I can't raise myself. He gives me everything. He gives me reason to live. I know he lives. I know he cares about me. I know he will always be there. That is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

For me I feel like how I live my faith is the pretty basic answer. I do just that, I live my faith and what it teaches. I try to participate in service projects as much as possible. Through my Dental Assisting program I've had the opportunity to visit many Title 1 schools to do free checkups/ cleanings as well as applying fluoride varnishes for the students there. Also, I've had the honor of being able to organize a neighborhood-wide camp for all the boys age 12-18 in my neighborhood for this summer to learn how to become men.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Quaid Freeman
We dress for church in a way that shows respect and reverence for our Heavenly Father. This is done by wearing attire that is special, and shows our Heavenly Father we are there to worship him. Wearing things such as a suit for men or a white dress shirt and slacks with a tie would be the best. For women, generally you would wear a skirt or dress that in any way does not distract others from learning. Children are also asked to wear their best clothing. As for holidays we celebrate every holiday that those not of our religion do. But most importantly we celebrate Christmas and Easter, signifying the Birth and Resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ. Show more Show less