"My Emily is a beautiful and poignant story of how the diagnosis and treatment of a child with cancer impacts the entire family. It is written in raw and straightforward language that only a parent who has experienced this could provide." - Alexandra Abrams, MD, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow - Stanford University
"My Emily is one of those stories that you will never forget. Matt Patterson takes you on a courageous journey very few men ever share." Jonathan Sprinkles, TV Personality, Author of 10 books on leadership and achievement - jsprinkles.com
"My Emily is an inspirational look into the heart of a father. Matt Patterson humbly shares with you an incredibly courageous story of his daughter that will fill your heart with hope and gratitude. This must-read book will touch hearts and change lives for generations to come." James Malinchak, Featured on ABC's Hit TV Show, "Secret Millionaire" - Founder, BigMoneySpeaker.com
About the Author
His first published work - My Emily - has been an Amazon top-rated best-seller. This debut book has also received recognition as an award winner and finalist in the Readers Favorite Book Reviews & Awards Contest, the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, as well as the National Indie Excellence Book Awards.
Matt's background includes 20-plus years in marketing communications, public and media relations, as well as print and broadcast journalism. In addition, he is an Air Force veteran, having earned the Air Force Commendation Medal and Air Force Achievement Award.
In addition to speaking and writing, he volunteers his time to helping organizations and charities dedicated to assisting families with children who have special needs or those battling pediatric cancers.
To learn more about Matt and how you can bring him to speak at your next conference or event, please visit my-emily.com or mattpatterson.me.