O. M. G. Look What Matt Zurbo Did!

Hey there!

A few days ago, I did an interview with another 365-day challenger, named Matt Zurbo, who’s writing a new children’s story every day for a year – and he’s doing it for his daughter, Cielo.


So, as we were finishing the interview, he asked about my kids, what they were like when they were growing up, their interests etc. I just thought he was being a nice guy.

Turns out, he was doing research.

Wow. Check this out:

Link to Matt’s The Dragon’s Heart:

I, of course, had to narrate it:

Hope this helps!


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Raw YouTube Captioning

hey there it’s David H Lawrence the 17th
and you will not believe what Matt servo
did remember Matt he’s the guy that I
interviewed a couple of videos ago if
you haven’t seen it look for the video
on Matt Szczur bow he’s another guy
who’s doing a 365 day one a day
challenge and in his case instead of
making videos he’s writing a new
children’s story every day for 365 days
for his lovely baby girl Cielo and if
you haven’t seen the video yet you
really should see it cuz she’s cute as
hell and she’s really sweet
and he’s doing it for all the right
reasons he’s got interest from
publishers now and everything and when
we were doing the video toward the end
of the video when we were just sort of
wrapping up and he was going to the pool
and I was you know getting ready to
produce the video for for broadcast he
said tell me about your kids and I told
him and what were they like when they
were growing up and he mentioned
something about yeah maybe I’ll write a
story about it well he did he did it’s
called the dragon’s heart and it’s about
Madison and Liza and the fact that
Maddie’s a singer and Liza’s an
entrepreneur and look I did not expect
this as Simon Cowell’s I did not expect
that I give you the link below the video
and or above the video depends on how
you’re looking at it and and of course I
couldn’t help myself I’m reading it I’m
crying my eyes out I’m loving it and of
course knee-jerk reaction I have to go
and narrate it so I’m aerated it as well
so there’s a link for that you can
listen to it if you want to but go read
it oh my god it’s so cool it’s really so
called totally unexpected I you know
when people do favors like this for you
it really surprises me or they do a nice
thing a gift it feels like the world
today is not that giving and it just
sort of shows you what kind of person
Matt is
and I’m really excited for his future
and so go check out the dragon’s heart
leave me a comment if you’d like I got
nothing in terms of how this affects you
other than do you like it I think you
will but leave me a comment below if you
have anything you want to say about it
and if you want to sign up for my
mailing list there is a sign-up for the
list block at the bottom of the page go
ahead and do that and if you want to see
the latest video I’ve produced go ahead
and click on that frame there and
YouTube will play it for you because
that’s what they do I’m David H Lawrence
the 17th and I thank you very much for
watching I’ll talk to you tomorrow.

10 Responses to O. M. G. Look What Matt Zurbo Did!

  1. Deborah Geffner July 30, 2019 at 11:49 pm #

    You look so happy!. It’s great to see you look so delighted.

  2. Stuart Gauffi July 31, 2019 at 6:24 am #

    Just listened to your narration. As a father of a daughter, I can tell you you’re not the only one who got a little verklempt. What a lovely thing.

  3. Ilona July 31, 2019 at 8:52 am #

    Hi David..Awww..This is so special:) How thoughtful and generous of Matt to gift you with this heartwarming story! I read it and then listened to your narration – AWESOME!

  4. Jackie July 31, 2019 at 9:22 am #

    Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing the goodness :)

  5. Chris Buckner July 31, 2019 at 11:45 am #

    What a great story! Have you shared it with your daughters yet? Thanks for the video David :)

  6. Eric Brooks July 31, 2019 at 12:25 pm #

    How wonderful, David! And what a precious gift!!!

  7. Tamara Wexler July 31, 2019 at 3:23 pm #

    WOW! What an incredible gift, indeed. Such beautiful writing! I could see the illustrations as you so exquisitely painted each scene with your wonderful voice! Thanks for sharing this. I can only imagine how touched you were to receive this. Lotsa love

  8. Gwendolyn Rogers August 1, 2019 at 7:43 am #

    David. This story and your reading of it is awesome and priceless. Matt planted a seed and left a gem with you.. What can we each do to add to someone’s life? Every day Matt leaves a story in small proportions ( with a massive message’) for his daughter and the world. Made me think “What can we all do to impact the a good and simple way.”. Thank you David for impacting me with your thought provoking videos and allowing me to go pass thought. G

  9. Stephanie August 3, 2019 at 7:27 am #

    What a beautiful gift. Love it!

  10. Mary Zajac August 11, 2019 at 5:29 am #


    What a wonderful story! It is no wonder Matt doesn’t get any sleep.

    I read the story out loud first. I loved it! Then I listened to your read! Perfect! Then I watched your video…PRICELESS!!

    Thank you for bringing Matt Zurbo into our lives and his story into our hearts.


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