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Man writes inspiring last Facebook post hours before being killed in motorcycle accident

By Mason White 9:37 AM January 6, 2016
Matthew DeRemer 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A young man who lost his life in a tragic accident, is now inspiring people worldwide with his last Facebook post.

31-year-old Matthew DeRemer of Florida, who was in the Marines, reflected on his life in 2015 and he spelled out his dreams for 2016.

Sadly, he did not make it to the new year, as he was killed by a drunk driver while he was riding his motorcycle in Largo.

DeRemer, who worked as a surgical technologist, died at the scene. The drunk driver, Steven Lee Clarke, 59, was arrested at the scene, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department.

In his last Facebook post, which has since gone viral, DeRemer wrote: “Last day of 2015! For me, I’ll be meditating through all I do on this entire year. I’ve lost, I’ve gained, family is closer and tougher than ever before, loved ones lost, and new friends found.

“There has been many times where I’ve been found on my knees in prayer for hours and other times leading a group of people in prayer, my faith (that I love to share) is an everyday awakening (to me) that people, lives, and circumstances can change for the better over time.

“I look back at 2015’s huge challenges that I’ve overcome, shared with others, and have once again found myself. To say thank you and BRING ON 2016, much work to be done!

“And I really don’t know where I’ll end up tonight, but I do know where I will wind up is where I’m meant to be.”

He also added a quote which read: “We are born in 1 day. We can die in 1 day. We can change in 1 day. We can fall in love in 1 day. Anything can happen in just 1 day.”