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Hi I'm De Sandre

I grew up in the USA. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I love to play sports. As a kid, I played Basketball, Baseball, and Wrestling. When I got older, I joined the Track and Tennis team at my school. I worked as a medic for a time and hope to go up in the EMS chain. I know a small amount of German and am learning Russian. I like to go shooting, hiking, and anything outdoors. I am also an Eagle Scout. I was a percussionist in a concert band for three years, and then became the drummer for a band for about three years. I play the drum set, cajon, anything percussion, really. I also play the Guitar, I can sing, and I also can play a small amount of the piano. I really like music. My favorite band is One Republic, and I really like oldies; such as Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Seger, Journey, Queen. Anything 60's through mid 80's.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up into a LDS family. As I got a little older, I wanted to know myself why I was in this religion. Kind of re-convert myself. I always had the knowledge that there was a God and that Christ lived, but what was different about our religion and other religions? What made ours true? There were so many different versions of the Bible that everyone was reading and quoting. Some of the religions look on what happens after death made me feel unpleasant. I finally had a thought that I wouldn't find out which one was true by looking at every little detail of each one. If I was going to find out which one was true, Heavenly Father would teach me. I got the feeling that I needed to read the Book of Mormon. So, I started to read the it in its entirety. At the end of the Book, Moroni says to pray about what you have just read, so I did that. The feeling I got was indescribable. The love of the Savior overwhelmed me. After that I knew it was true.

How I live my faith

As a youth, I was in charge of the boys in my group, all the way up till I turned 18. I then chose to serve a mission for my church. My friends and I were into music and we were DJ's for a couple dances for the youth. I wasn't really in charge of anything, but I participated heavily in any activities for our church and did my best to make new members feel welcome.