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‘See Ya Later, Suckas!’ The Obituary of a 5-Year-Old Boy in His Own Words

Posted on 07/19/2018

Garrett Matthias at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City.
-Emilie Matthias, via Associated Press

“Garrett Matthias, 5, thought about what his funeral would look like one day. He didn’t want a solemn gathering; he wanted a carnival-like atmosphere.”

It’s moving stories like that of Garrett’s–whose wishes were expressed and respected–that inspired TCP to create the Pediatric Starter Kit. Read his beautiful story in The New York Times below then check out our Pediatric Kit.

Read the article here: https://nyti.ms/2mhlREE