Mattie Stepanek Quote: “The doctor said, ‘He can’t last…”

The doctor said, ‘He can’t last a week.’ And I did. And they said, ‘There’s no way this kid’s going to last a month.’ And I did. And so they said, ‘Two years. He’s not going to make it.’ Two years. ‘Five years. He can’t do that.’ I lived to be five years. ‘He’s never going to hit double digits.’ And here I am, a new teenager.

Mattie Stepanek


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Name: Mattie Stepanek
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: July 17, 1990
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