Normons: Proving the Normality of Mormons

by | Apr. 24, 2014

Mormon Life

Rebbie Groesbeck doesn't claim to know everything about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but as a Mormon living in Los Angeles, she has had plenty of opportunities to explain what she does know.

As a result of conversations with strangers about her beliefs, Groesbeck has been surprised to find that the most common reaction she receives is that she is far more normal than they thought she would be.

"I just felt like I heard over and over that people were shocked and so confused, like, 'You’re Mormon? But you’re normal!' That was always the sentence I heard over and over," Groesbeck said. "So then that became the joke, and I told people to call me the 'Normon.' "

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