'I'm a Mormon'

"Hi, I'm Helen. I am an ophthalmologist, a developer, a researcher, a mother, a grandmother and a visionary. I'm a Mormon."

"Hi, I'm Lonnie. I am a family man. I am a geologist. I'm a Mormon."

"Hi, I'm Heather! I'm a student, a sister, a daughter, a real person, just like you! I'm a Mormon!"

They are some of the thousands of Church members who have responded to a call from the Church leadership to share their stories on mormon.org. The goal is simple: The Church knows the best way to dispel myths about our religion is to have Latter-day Saints speak for themselves.

And there has never been a better time to find your voice.

Gary Lawrence, a public opinion pollster, said more Americans currently have a strongly unfavorable impression of Mormons than a strongly favorable one — by a ratio of five to one.

And research shows, it is up to Church members themselves to correct the misunderstandings.

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