Mattie Stepanek Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Mattie Stepanek died at age 13, saddening. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Poet Mattie Stepanek's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Child poet who is remembered for Heartsongs, a seven-volume, New York Times bestselling work. He died at age thirteen from an atypical form of muscular dystrophy.

His mother, Jeni Stapanek, served as Vice President of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

How did Mattie Stepanek die?

Mattie Stepanek's death was caused by Muscular Dystrophy.

Information about the death of Mattie Stepanek
Cause of deathMuscular Dystrophy
Age of death13 years
ProfessionPoet
BirthdayJuly 17, 1990
Death dateJune 22, 2004
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

I want to be remembered as a poet, a peacemaker, and a philosopher who played.

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The way of life is not as easy as some people think… like me.

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Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.

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I feel that God has given me a very special opportunity that I should not let go to waste. I use the gift he has given me.

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I never question God. Sometimes I say, ‘Why me? Why do I have such a hard life? Why do I have this disease? Why do I have siblings who died?’ But then I think and say, ‘Why not me?’

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