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Heroin Memorial - 2014/07/16 - Michael Mattson - Age 26 yrs - Wilmington, Delaware


2014/07/16 - Michael Mattson - Age 26 yrs - Wilmington, Delaware

Submitted by: Paula Mattson - Parent

Name: Michael Mattson
State:  Delaware, 19808

Date of Passing: 7/16/14
Date of Birth: 6/8/88
Age: 26 

Tell Us About Them:

Michael was athletic, kind, funny. He could name any player, on any team, of any sport. He was a great left-handed pitcher. He loved the Dodgers.

Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Michael tried alcohol and pit when he was 12. At 14 he had a surgery and was given morphine. He said "this makes me feel good." That was the beginning. He spent the next 12 years on a roller coaster of using, rehab, sober living, relapse, rehab...

What Made Them Smile?

His daughter Mia. He called her "my girl." He loved his time with her. She was 3 1/2 when we lost him.

What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His laughter and his hugs.

If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I'm sorry. I'm sorry that I didn't know enough about this disease to help him more.


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