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Hi I'm Larry

I grew up in Nebraska where my family joined the Mormon Church. I'm a dentist, Rotarian, grandfather and service volunteer.

About Me

The three funnest things in my life right now are catching a 2 1/2 pound trout in the Wind River Range, being part of a project to provide sanitary conditions and pure water to a small village in Peru, and traveling with my dear wife to West Virginia, Texas, Wisconsin, Nebraska or Idaho to visit our children and grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

When I look into a microscope and when I gaze into the stars, when I see another child born and even the passing of a loved one, I am touched by something that tells me quietly that God lives, that this earth was not just a result of some explosion or evolution, but the divine plan of a Supreme Being who loves me and wants me to be happy and have joy hear on earth. And I do. As a young child my family was searching for a church. We attended several. My father would ask, "well, which church should we visit today?" After our first Sunday at a small gathering of Mormons in Lincoln our responses were unanimous. "The Mormon Church!" We loved the people, the joyous singing, the passing of a sacrament to all the members of the congregation, and just the way we felt when we were there. It was fun, bright, sensible and right. Since that first day we have never looked back or had a single regret about our decision. To this day I know that my three sisters and their husbands are at Church each Sunday. And my five children are also enjoying the blessings of being members of the True Church.

How I live my faith

In my very busy life I am committed to be a Christian, to give reverence to the Sabbath day by attending Church, by studying the teachings of the Savior who taught us to love one another, to serve even the least, and keep the commandments. This is what brings happiness into my life, the gospel is what brings happiness into my life.