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Hi I'm Eleanor Woon

I am from Singapore but I grew up in Shanghai, China. I study communications at BYU and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Singapore but grew up in Shanghai, China. I currently study communications though I was initially studying business. This was kind of a difficult switch to make but I ultimately decided to study something that played to my interests, which business definitely did not at the college level - let alone in real life. Picking something to study is something that I guess I underestimated the difficulty of until I experienced it myself. I was never one for studying. So picking something I enjoyed was vital. Growing up, I always preferred to talk and talk and talk rather than sit down and study subjects I didn't enjoy. However, over the years I've learnt the value of education and I love being at college now!!!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church. For many, it is difficult to find a way to grow your own belief system in place of your parents. For me? It is something I've work on really hard the past few years of my life. However, I am a Mormon because being a member of this church has given me endless opportunities of happiness and has introduced some of the kindest and strongest people I've ever met. Being a member of this church and being able to know this gospel has helped me get through some of the most difficult times. It gives me so much joy and hope. I am always looking for ways to grow and improve in my knowledge of the gospel, in my callings at church and in my roles in life and being a Mormon helps me in all these things.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church events and maintaining good relationships with my friends at church. The greatest thing for me to experience has been in my calling as a Compassionate Service Leader during my first year of college. It gave me the opportunity to reach out and grow close to many girls in my dorm as well as help them when they were sick, when they needed a listening ear or when they just needed to have someone be their friend and know that it was their birthday. By growing to care about my peers and fellow ward members, it made me see the love that is so easily shared through this faith that I live.