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Hi I'm Brooke

I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. I love the outdoors! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up a member of the Church and have a huge family who support me in everything I do. All of my favorite memories include my cousins, aunts and uncles and grandparents. I come from a mixed line of European, Native American, and Hispanic ancestry. I enjoy researching my heritage and doing family history work because it helps give me a sense of identity. I love doing anything outdoors including hiking, camping, fishing and boating. My family is very into sports, and even though I don't play, I love to watch. I play the piano, and could listen to music all day if someone let me. I am a very curious person and enjoy learning about new things, especially by watching documentaries! One of my proudest accomplishments so far is when I graduated high school with my Associates of Arts degree.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a family where the Mormon religion was preached and practiced. From a young age I was taught about the Savior and about His teachings. This beginning planted a seed of faith within me, but that seed wasn't going to grow unless I nurtured it. As my life progressed, it became apparent to me that I couldn't rely on the testimonies of those around me, but that I had to gain one for myself. I decided to put the teachings I had learned to the test. By doing so, my faith in Jesus Christ increased exponentially. I have experienced the joy that the gospel brings and I know in my heart that it is true.

How I live my faith

My faith has played a gigantic role in shaping who I am as a person. The principals that I believe have taught me that charity, love, and service are very important. I have been involved in many service projects around my community, from making apple sauce for the Veterans retirement home, to remodeling my community's dog park. I have served in different callings in my ward, including teaching the young children, consulting others in family history work, and being a part of the young women's presidency. I believe that the way to learn the most about yourself, and the way to find true joy is by serving others.