Palatine mom talks inspiration to write children’s book in son’s memory


A suburban mother revealed that she was inspired to become a children’s book author following her son’s death last year. 

Matt Morgan, 30, of Palatine, was a military service member stationed in Japan when he died during a scuba diving accident in Feb. 2020.  

Morgan’s mother hopes to keep his memory alive in her new book, “Scuba Matt’s Underwater Adventure.” 

Echo Morgan joined WGN News to share her story. 

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