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Mattie Stepanek’s mother offers an inside look at the poet and former MDA National Goodwill Ambassador

posted on October 30, 2009 - 9:00pm
 MDA National Vice President Jeni Stepanek will be a guest on the November 2 broadcast of ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote the release of Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J. T. Stepanek and Heartsongs, an inside look at the life of her famous son, who served as MDA’s National Goodwill Ambassador from 2002-2004.

Statue and park honoring Mattie Stepanek are dedicated

posted on January 1, 2009 - 2:11pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
A wonderful tribute to a beloved former MDA National Goodwill Ambassador is now reality. The Mattie Stepanek Park in Rockville, Md., was officially dedicated in October for over 1,000 audience members, and statues of Mattie and his service dog Micah were unveiled.