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Matt Patterson

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Matt Patterson is a best-selling and award-winning author, inspirational speaker and communications professional. Matt has taken a parent's greatest tragedy - the loss of a child - and has not only turned it into a best seller, but he has turned it into a mission of hope and inspiration. His first book - My Emily - shares the life and legacy of his first daughter, Emily. She was born with Down syndrome and just two short years later came a diagnosis of leukemia. Matt takes you on a rollercoaster ride of life, love, laughter and loss. A touching tribute, My Emily has been recognized in the Readers Favorite Book Reviews & Award Contest, the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, as well as the National Indie Excellence Book Awards. Aside from being an author, Matt volunteers his time to helping organizations and charities dedicated to assisting families with special needs children and little ones battling pediatric cancers. He is quickly becoming a much sought-after speaker and welcomes the opportunity to share his powerful message to business and health care organizations, corporations, colleges, churches and youth groups . Delivering a story few men will ever share, Matt's powerful message will resonate and engage any audience - no matter how big or small. His genuine and authentic delivery connects with a wide range of audiences. Please visit www.my-emily.com or www.mattpatterson.me to learn more about Matt's books, products, coaching and speaking. If you would like to know more specifics about booking Matt for a keynote address, breakout or workshop session, please email information and questions to [email protected].