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Van Meter Boy’s Viral Obituary Published into Book
DES MOINES, Iowa -- His face is hard to forget. So were his last words. Garrett Michael Matthias died last summer from a rare form of cancer when he was just five years old, but the disease didn't kill his spirit. "One of the things that my husband and I really wanted to do when Garrett was terminally diagnosed was capture the things he talked about in those conversations and in the way that he talked about them," says Garrett's mom Emilie.