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Hi I'm Carlton Baird

I grew up in a small town in Idaho. I was a track athlete in my high school. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up i in the small town that i did i was around a lot of LDS people. My town was at least 80 percent LDS, so growing up i would say was easy because everyone around me were such good people it just made you do the right thing. Hobbies of mine would have to be running, hiking, mountain biking, and swimming.

Why I am a Mormon

I became a Mormon mostly because i was raised in the church so when i turned eight i was baptized, but i really didn't know why i was baptized up until i was about 18. I had because a rebel and had been doing things i really shouldn't have been doing. One day while i was in school i was unhappy. I was in my seminary class and we were talking about eternal family's and what will make you happy for the rest of eternity. After that class i had to just take a step back and really think about what i was doing with my life. Was what i was doing going to be able to make me truly happy for the rest of eternity? After that day i had a change of heart. I knew that i had to change, but it was hard because i was having fun doing what i was doing. I talked to my bishop about what i was doing, and he told me something i will never forget. He told me that i could be forgiven through the atonement, but it wasn't going to be easy. While i was going through this i had decide that a mission would be a great thing for me to do. So after a while i was about to start mission paper and now i'm going to be heading on a mission.

How I live my faith

Growing up in the ward i grew up in was the best. my leaders were youthful so they able to become more involved with what we were doing, so it really made me want to go to church and church activities. I never really had a calling in any of my quorums. When i started to home teach my father was my company so it made home teach really easy. Also i loved the father we went to so that was a bonus.