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Hi I'm Cory Wiedrich

I am a senior at the University of South Carolina but I am taking a two year leave of absence to serve a mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up moving around quite a bit so I have seen most of the country. I was born in Texas but was raised for the most part in South Carolina. I played pretty much every sport growing up but mainly focused on football once I got to high school. I am currently a senior at the University of South Carolina studying Hospitality Management. However, I am taking a two year leave of absence while I serve my mission in the California Bakersfield Area. I will be a Spanish speaking elder so I am excited to learn a new language. I report August 10th and can't wait to get to work!

Why I am a Mormon

There are a lot of reasons why I am a Mormon. However, the biggest reason why I have chosen to be a member of this faith is because the happiness that comes with it. Though I am young, I have experienced a lot of good and a lot of bad. But the one thing that has been constant is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Every time I attend a church meeting, or open up my scriptures, I am reminded how perfect the gospel is. I am very grateful to know of the true gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

There are a lot of ways that I live my faith. However, the biggest way that I live my faith is by being a good example to those around me. I try to live my live the way the Savior did. I of course don't come close to being like my Savior, but I try to always treat others with the upmost respect. I try to be a good example of my religion because all of my friends know that I am a member of this church.