A Stranger’s Last 3 Months to Live

Birt 9 feb 2020
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When I met Xavier Romero in July of 2019, he'd been given 1 week left to live. He was suffering from a rare form of liver cancer and doctors had given up hope. After hearing his story, I knew I wanted to meet him. Little did I know Xavier would beat all the odds and that we would get to know each other and become brothers.
Over three months of getting to know him, he taught me about what it means to fight for your life, to love unconditionally and to appreciate every single breath. He always wanted to start a ISdone channel and I told him that no matter what, his story would be told. He took comfort in that. Here is that story.
I know he's here with us. I know he's watching this video and smiling at these beautiful moments we got to spend with each other. I miss him and I know I'll see him again one day.
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  • Yes Theory

    Yes Theory

    Ári síðan

    Grateful to have crossed paths with you Xavier, may you Rest In Peace

    • Reuben Kannan

      Reuben Kannan

      12 dögum síðan

      a trick : watch movies on Flixzone. I've been using it for watching lots of of movies during the lockdown.

    • Lowrd Han

      Lowrd Han

      2 mánuðum síðan

      Ow man😭

    • Pratham Sharma

      Pratham Sharma

      5 mánuðum síðan


    • Pratham Sharma

      Pratham Sharma

      5 mánuðum síðan


    • Ved Creation

      Ved Creation

      5 mánuðum síðan

      Rest In Peace Xavier 😔

  • Sandra산드라


    13 klukkustundum síðan

    I'm seeing this after a year and I can't stop crying 😢😭

  • Dwayne G Robinson

    Dwayne G Robinson

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Started sobbing at 9:53 and didn't stop until 30:03

  • PEter Cjare

    PEter Cjare

    Degi Síðan síðan

    rest in peace

  • Jackie Brooks

    Jackie Brooks

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Bawling. What a blessing from God his family n friends are and what a warrior. A true warrior.

  • Ayush Gupta

    Ayush Gupta

    Degi Síðan síðan

    RIP Xavier... Your life will inspire generations that how you battled... Thankyou so much Yes Theory ❤️

  • Kristen Z

    Kristen Z

    2 dögum síðan

    This entire thing is heartbreaking, but watching Xavier’s mom...? As a mom of three, I feel it in my bones. They way she looks as her son, the gratefulness that exudes from her pores, even the cooking for the group, watching on and just being content watching her baby be so happy and supported. My god. Love to all of you. ❤️❤️

  • Harish Suresh

    Harish Suresh

    3 dögum síðan

    Keep fighting, no matter what happens, just keep fighting! Love you all!

  • fablopez


    3 dögum síðan

    man this is a sad one... may Xavier rest in peace.

  • Brittney Joaquin

    Brittney Joaquin

    3 dögum síðan


  • RitaSue


    5 dögum síðan

    Wow what a story, it leaves me speechless

  • Ann Marie

    Ann Marie

    5 dögum síðan

    That was terrible. The message from the Patriots was cringeworthy and inhuman. Not a fan anymore...fly out to see him you selfish people

  • Linda Arens

    Linda Arens

    5 dögum síðan

    I have just found your channel tonight and watched this wonderful tribute to Xavier. He was a beautiful man with the kind of spirit that brings good people together. Although he is no longer here, his memory will live on through his friends, family and this vlog. Thank you for sharing.

  • corn


    5 dögum síðan

    Life is a hard thing to wrap your head around but livening is real the concept of it is tricky and yet we focus on death instead of life death what I think is the middle of your existence and after that you go into a dream till your called some where then you forget and wake up in a child body and it cycles enjoy life but except death for what it is have a good day all and goodnight to some.

  • Diana Dee

    Diana Dee

    5 dögum síðan

    Xavier's family is what fueled him. He was with family that care and love each other. They kept Xaviar home with them until the end. He was never alone. I'm sure that was a sacrifice for the family, but they wouldn't have it any other way.

  • Night Owl Junkie

    Night Owl Junkie

    6 dögum síðan

    This was such a beautiful inspirational love story. The world would be a much better place and we would be much better people if we would challenge ourselves to step out in faith so we can stand in the gap to change at least one person’s life. It was amazing and emotional to watch the friendship develop between you and Xavier. I know he was trying so hard to be brave but I think that dying at his young age scared him. Xavier really needed a friend and I’m so thankful that God chose you to fill that gap. He was the sweetest guy with a beautiful soul and in the end I found it bittersweet that his one last dying wish was granted when he passed away at 26. Rest In Peace Xavier.💙😭💙😭💙

  • Mama ShanShan

    Mama ShanShan

    6 dögum síðan

    I absolutely love you so much and being the Warrior you are. Tom Brady, he has much faith. Much love. So much love.

  • Mama ShanShan

    Mama ShanShan

    6 dögum síðan

    This has helped me so much. Two of my kids fought cancer. My mom, aunt. Me, and auto immune, it’s been a battle, seem to survive for others. ( I don’t want them to suffer in more pain). Truly, when others reach out, family & friends support, the power of love truly gives suffering give more strength than any type of medicine!! ( even though we need help for pain.) y’all keep on keepin on being true rockstars!! Plus!! Music!! Such a healer also!! Xoxox

  • Isaiah Sites

    Isaiah Sites

    7 dögum síðan


  • Jennifer Brim

    Jennifer Brim

    7 dögum síðan

    I can't stop crying. This was so beautiful. God bless you Matt and the Romero family.

  • Jeetranjan Soraisam

    Jeetranjan Soraisam

    8 dögum síðan


  • Jennifer R

    Jennifer R

    8 dögum síðan

    Rest in peace! Very heartwarming video. Thank you!

  • Calin Floyd

    Calin Floyd

    9 dögum síðan

    Made me cry💕😢

  • Calin Floyd

    Calin Floyd

    9 dögum síðan

    Rip, much love! 💕

  • EnliteFn


    9 dögum síðan

    May Xavier rest in Peace

  • Weekendcents RCM

    Weekendcents RCM

    9 dögum síðan

    Great story, RIP

  • Issa Corn

    Issa Corn

    10 dögum síðan

    Is he dead

  • Let’z Eat Tiffany Suzette

    Let’z Eat Tiffany Suzette

    11 dögum síðan

    This was a beautiful story.. ❤️

  • Twinkies Gaming

    Twinkies Gaming

    12 dögum síðan

    Im so touched by this video..
    Well now Xavier..
    No more sickness, no hurt and no pain.. no longer suffering, Rest in peace warrior!

  • Hilai Karim

    Hilai Karim

    13 dögum síðan


  • doreen zahra

    doreen zahra

    13 dögum síðan

    RESTin peace Xavier a beautifull soul and family

  • Ciro Manganaro

    Ciro Manganaro

    13 dögum síðan

    Rip 🙏 this made me cry

  • Ciro Manganaro

    Ciro Manganaro

    13 dögum síðan

    Wow just wow I hope you stay with this family you care apart of him with you now

  • Jacqui Pike

    Jacqui Pike

    13 dögum síðan

    What a wonderful friend you were to him💙

  • Travis Allan

    Travis Allan

    13 dögum síðan

    RIP Xavier. Absolutely beautiful story! So nice to see you do so much good for this family. Huge respect, love your channel!!

  • nightengale829


    14 dögum síðan

    Well I cried a long with them. So kind.

  • Anna A.

    Anna A.

    14 dögum síðan

    This one really got me

  • Juan Daniel Ross

    Juan Daniel Ross

    14 dögum síðan

    I swear that Luke is absolutely hilarious and I wanna be friends with him. BONITOU.

  • David Jones

    David Jones

    14 dögum síðan

    may you rest in peace my friend

  • Matej Matyáš Mikloš, The Vegan God Of Water

    Matej Matyáš Mikloš, The Vegan God Of Water

    15 dögum síðan


  • Matej Matyáš Mikloš, The Vegan God Of Water

    Matej Matyáš Mikloš, The Vegan God Of Water

    15 dögum síðan

  • David Brallier

    David Brallier

    15 dögum síðan

    Why do good people get taken away so early but bad people get to sit in jail and live off of hard earned tax payers money. RIP

  • Kaitlyn Kotter

    Kaitlyn Kotter

    16 dögum síðan

    Xavier is very inspiring and such a beautiful person. He truly made me so thankful for life. I keep fighting my personal struggles with Xavier in the back of my mind, he gives me strength.

  • Elida Rosales

    Elida Rosales

    16 dögum síðan

    😭🤧 this is me during lunch trying not to choke on my food..so beautiful!!

  • Mummers play list

    Mummers play list

    17 dögum síðan

    I'm not really sure where too begin
    N im.really not a social media type of person I dont like too tell my life too the world I'm a very too my self kinda gal I'm even scared too reach out too u guys however all ur stories are so inspiring soooo..
    Here goes everything!!!
    Last night I received sum really bad news regarding my father
    My uncle called me too tell me hes been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer .
    prior too this he was diagnosed with liver cancer, with a mass of 13×8×7
    Also with in this time he also ended up with covid n survived 2 weeks of covid
    A few years ago he was diagnosed with throat cancer n he conquered that and was said too be n remission however the drs messed up his surgery a bit and he can now only speak with the use of one of those hand held robotic sounding device
    When I was a young girl I never knew my daddyo! I begged my mum for years too allow me too meet him
    I dont remember much however i did meet up with him a few times periodically growing up
    Once when i was maybe around 6 years at a bus station for a quick visit then again. When i was 12 for saw him for a day n we left
    Then again when I was 16 I went too see him on my own in ny for the first time a few yrs later he moved too fl
    I moved too Florida for a few months when I was 21 and he came too meet his first 2 grandsons n see me that as well was just a few short hrs

    Then one day he moved here too maine for about a yr my dream come true really!!!
    However he ended up moving back too fl where he learned of his throat cancer
    N today he now lives n oneida NY at a rehabilitation center closer too his brother n family there
    I haven't seen him since 2011 and I'm losing my daddyo n I cant get too him
    While he lived here in maine on the top floor of the apartment building we live at n greenbush maine out n the sticks
    I genuinely took care of my dad and enjoyed every moment
    Cooking for him cleaning just hanging out n playing our guitars together
    I was up stairs with him alot he also has grandmal seizures so I would sit by him and make sure he was safe I never knew if he could hear me however I still talked with him through his seizures hoping he could trying too let him know hes not alone I'm right here then after he came out of it I'd sit with him 2am n comfort him cause it was always scary for him n he never remember any of it
    Three yrs ago I lost my husband of 17 yrs and have been struggling too get up on my feet since then ...
    So today I'm n a new relationship n trying too start our own business towing /hulling abandoned vehicles cleaning up our towns n giving people a bit of cash for sum vehicles that r just sitting there collecting rust in these days people r really struggling too pay thier Bill's us also being on that list in doing what we do people make a bit of money and we make a bit not much just bearly enough too pay insurance for our vehicle n to pay electric n little left over for food
    We help alot of people when we are up n running however we cant keep a vehicle running rn n my daddyo really needs me I struggle too get too him n a timely fashion my truck is stuck n 4 wheel drive so I cant make it from maine too ny and I'm scared of flying or traveling by bus and even if i were too put my fears aside too go by plane or bus i still dont have the money for any of this
    I'm a one daughter out of 5 children
    There of my sisters crystal Kathleen n Laura already live n NY
    I've only met them once b4 in my life
    My brother allen lives n Pennsylvania ( I grew up with him) and I live n maine
    with that being said
    My daddyo n Ny I have not seen in 10 years and have only met my siblings my uncles once
    we, most of us chat via fb messenger n it would be great if we could all get together sum how too show our support n love for him
    Too have all his children in one place at the same time has only happened one time back when I was 11/12, I am now 40 years old it would be a dream come true for my father if he could just see us all one more time and his grand kids a few of which hes never met I've never met my nieces either
    My life n circumstance have just not allowed me too really connect with my fathers side being in NY besides through fb messenger they are all I have left I lost my mum 7 yrs ago too a head on accident she left work early one day cause she was feeling I'll my mum never took a day off she worked non stop always filling In for people working double triple shifts bearly getting enough rest so I new if she was going home something was really wrong
    They drs r unsure however they think it was something n her head maybe a tumor/ blood clot she always fought migraines idk she never went too the drs until a month be 4 her accident the witnesses says it appearsed she passed out at the wheel n crossed the center line so I lost her n 2014 on thanks giving eve! I didn't have the money for an autopsy too find out how she died what happend why she passed out behind that wheel
    she was loved by many she gave her whole heart too taking care of the elderly she was like the female version of patch Adam's I always say
    I never did get too say good bye too her or have any last words
    I would truly love too see my father one last time
    they r doing testing in my father sometime next week too find out how far along his pancreatic cancer is

  • Mix Stuff

    Mix Stuff

    17 dögum síðan

    Damn I watched the whole video and I broke down In tears because I know what his family went through I was in the same place about 3 years ago when I had to say goodbye to my father due to bone cancer

  • Danine Pettersson

    Danine Pettersson

    17 dögum síðan

    ❤️ sov gott✨

  • JR Slater

    JR Slater

    18 dögum síðan

    I won’t hide death away..I know exactly where I’m headed..🥲 Jesus! @Yes Theory

  • Jung Hye Taylor

    Jung Hye Taylor

    18 dögum síðan

    Wish I could hug his mom

  • Prëtty Pätrïötz

    Prëtty Pätrïötz

    18 dögum síðan

    Omg. I loveeeee luke💕such a warm spirit❣️Rest in heaven Xavier 🕊💔

  • Darlene Tavares

    Darlene Tavares

    18 dögum síðan

    Sleep well beautiful soul Xavier!!! I'm blessed to know this part of your journey. Thank you Yes Theory! You are angels of love and hope!!! Namaste from Bermuda 🇧🇲 😍 ❤

  • ariana lopez

    ariana lopez

    18 dögum síðan

    i love how they introduced luke to him 😭

  • Lost Boy!

    Lost Boy!

    19 dögum síðan

    Im literally crying to whole time... 😭😭😭 thanks for this warm heartfelt video..

  • Владимир Цыганов

    Владимир Цыганов

    20 dögum síðan

    At the end i cried, so cool story👏🏻👏🏻RIP Xavior

  • Its BUSSING I guess

    Its BUSSING I guess

    20 dögum síðan

    whos cutting onions

  • Ickie Deer-lamb

    Ickie Deer-lamb

    20 dögum síðan

    RIP Xavier. I never knew you but through this video I felt that I did. My deepest condolences to your family and friends.

  • Alphonsa Paikat

    Alphonsa Paikat

    20 dögum síðan

    RIP Xavier.
    God bless Yes Theory. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful story with just pure emotion.❤️

  • CollecsLEON


    21 degi síðan síðan

    Back here again, because i need some yes theory inspiration right now.

  • Crystal Pistey-Lyhne

    Crystal Pistey-Lyhne

    21 degi síðan síðan

    Thanks for this beautiful ,story of strength and love of family and friends😘👨‍👩‍👦‍👦🙋😍🌈

  • Artur Lazzarin

    Artur Lazzarin

    21 degi síðan síðan

    Thats hugeee

  • Camil Cami

    Camil Cami

    21 degi síðan síðan

    What a legend Luke ur litterly the best friend anyone want to have, Rest In Peace Xavier. He's now in a better place where God takes care of him. We all will see u soon there. Stay safe everyone love yall❤️🙏

  • Kat R

    Kat R

    22 dögum síðan

    I love your message and how you guys make it clear you are doing a video project, not just “shhh I’m about to do this for someone.”
    I spent months in the hospital from a liver condition. Had to learn to walk again and wasn’t allowed to be an adult. It’s hard. This touched my heart so much.

  • olivier z

    olivier z

    22 dögum síðan

    Guys come on, who disliked this? How? Why?

  • Breath


    23 dögum síðan

    Is he still alive ? 🥺

  • Koala Kai

    Koala Kai

    23 dögum síðan

    very insperational!

  • Fate_ Voltz

    Fate_ Voltz

    23 dögum síðan

    I cried for strate up 20 mins. Holy @#&£! Man

  • Nicole Gruszczynski

    Nicole Gruszczynski

    24 dögum síðan

    So many tears. Stories like this always make you appreciate all the love and beauty around you. Every day is a special day to be alive, to be on this Earth. Never take anything for granted. Appreciate and be grateful for every day. Because one day, it will be the last - "when we are born, we are all diagnosed with the same condition - death." WOW. Thank you for sharing this story, so beautiful

  • Ron James

    Ron James

    24 dögum síðan

    I'm sobbing.

  • Unforgettable Mae

    Unforgettable Mae

    24 dögum síðan

    So sad very sad, but let us also rejoice for he had already joined his Creator and no more pains and sorrows...
    Your Love and care must have brought him so much joy before leaving earth.
    This is so heartwarming...,. whats this another “telenovela” hu hu hu hu😭😭😭

  • Unforgettable Mae

    Unforgettable Mae

    24 dögum síðan

    You’re a warrior, too a fine young man with a genuine heart.
    Thank you,
    Unforgettable Mae

  • Unforgettable Mae

    Unforgettable Mae

    24 dögum síðan

    I can’t help but cry and goes my sympathy and with so much appreciation to Yes Theory for another admirable video, you not only touched our emotions but this is such a noble calling of giving hope and aspirations to people with terminal cases.
    Go.... and share good vibes to humanity🙏🙏🙏.
    Matt, this is more than a blessing for us to hear this wonderful testimony of another kind human soul.
    Unforgettable Mae

  • Xubodh Khadka

    Xubodh Khadka

    25 dögum síðan

    2021 - 04 - 14 ; 12:22 pm
    Is He Dead Now ?

  • mary weisenbacher

    mary weisenbacher

    25 dögum síðan

    I thought this would be great to watch but turned it off after the second "f" word in under five minutes. In truth, I used to cuss like a trucker. Since I rid myself of the habit, I am finding it disgusting and unbearable to hear. Now I know the meaning of the word, "offensive". I'm sorry for ever having done it. I wish others would feel the same way now. Sorry!

  • Todd Leach

    Todd Leach

    25 dögum síðan

    Bawled my eyes out with this story. Thank you!



    26 dögum síðan

    I haven't watched this yet, but when I was about to. I red the description and saw "cancer". I'm scared to watch this, it hits way too close to home..

  • Mustafa H

    Mustafa H

    26 dögum síðan

    Huge props to Matt for being a genuine friend to Xavier and Luke. Not many people spread love and inspire others to be kind, but Matt you've done it with impeccable taste. Cheers to you and the Yes Theory gang.

  • Karen Baker

    Karen Baker

    26 dögum síðan

    I wish I could have met you. I love you, and you rock! God has you, your heart. Always thinking of you forever sweet man. Someday in heaven

  • soapy


    26 dögum síðan

    I put off watching this video because I knew it would make me sad. After watching it I find that there is no reason to be sad, instead I realize it is important to cherish peoples lives and celebrate lives because of how hard some of us fight. This video made me realize that life as is truly a blessing as it is, and I'm so grateful for each and every breath i take

  • Rishab A

    Rishab A

    26 dögum síðan

    Rest in peace Xavier
    I'm crying damn

  • Staying In Your Own Lane

    Staying In Your Own Lane

    27 dögum síðan

    This video was so emotional for me and brought back so many childhood memories of my grandpa, he too also battled bone cancer since I was in 3rd grade the doctors gave him a year to live, he passed away when I was in 7th grade. Xavier and my grandpa both represent the same thing. 🙏🏻 this video was truly beautiful and my blessings and heart goes out to Xavier and his family including Matt. Matt the connection that you had with them is a whole type of love that is unfathomable.
    I loved this video just as much as I love every one of yes theory and yes theory plus videos 😉🙏

  • Ron Sampaga

    Ron Sampaga

    27 dögum síðan

    I didn't watched this just once or twice but as many times as I can. Ever since this was uploaded more than a year ago, every time I get to watch this, I am always in tears. Always thankful for such content that makes us more human and humbled by every single blessings we received everyday. Xavier may have had suffered with an incurable illness but his Family and Yes Theory stood beside him till the very end.
    Matt in the other hand, (this is what i love about him) whenever he tells a story, you always tend to listen all through out the course of the video and the connection and friendship he built to all the people involved is so powerful. Let alone the friendship he had with Xavier.
    This video will always be in my Favorites and Watch Later to always reminds me that we should treasure every bit of moments we have with our family or friends and to all the people around us. Strangers or not.
    Thank you YES Fam. Hoping to watch more like this soon. God Bless!
    April 12, 2021
    Manila Time
    Ron Sampaga

  • Troop160


    27 dögum síðan

    Bless YesTheory, and the people they touch. Life... It's short my friends.

  • liz trainer

    liz trainer

    27 dögum síðan

    What a great speech . So touching.

  • oneoone


    28 dögum síðan

    RIP 🙏🏾

  • Ivugangingo Tv | ITV Rwanda

    Ivugangingo Tv | ITV Rwanda

    28 dögum síðan

    Rest In Peace

  • Kevin Francis

    Kevin Francis

    28 dögum síðan

    Rest in peace bro Xavier! This video make me sad

  • Teresa Brito

    Teresa Brito

    28 dögum síðan

    Beautiful story. Rest in peace Xavier, God Bless you. God Bless his family.❤

  • Chipo Gunda

    Chipo Gunda

    28 dögum síðan

    Luke is high on life so glad he brought laughter to this house

  • Jennifer McKenzie

    Jennifer McKenzie

    28 dögum síðan

    Seek discomfort...you are an amazing person that just exudes joy and this was certainly hard and heartbreaking to everyone who know Xaview as he was such a beautiful person and you certainly blessed him

  • jay_615


    28 dögum síðan

    So did someone died?

  • floris hehemann

    floris hehemann

    28 dögum síðan

    Rest in peace

  • Clyde Davis

    Clyde Davis

    28 dögum síðan

    Truly inspiring ❤️

  • David Imhoff

    David Imhoff

    29 dögum síðan

    I have had a double transplant and have almost died a few times. It's so scary. It really is. I'm so sorry he's gone. I feel awful. Thank you for doing what you do. You are beautiful inside and out for making these surprises happen. These has making me just cry. I can sympathize will Xavier so much. Australian man is awesome and such a good looking guy. You all are.

  • Tonxs FamilyVlogs

    Tonxs FamilyVlogs

    29 dögum síðan

    Rip Xavier ❤️🤍❤️ beautiful human beautiful soul may god shower you with love and peace in heaven ❤️🤍❤️

  • Joshua Dobson

    Joshua Dobson

    29 dögum síðan

    Just Started watching Yes Theory for a couple weeks now, love all the videos, just stumbled upon this one, never known a video to be so beautiful, face full of tears, Rip Xavier!

  • Carolynjean Dorfner

    Carolynjean Dorfner

    29 dögum síðan

    Brave young man. So glad u could do something so special for him. God bless everyone.❤

  • RealJustinCase


    29 dögum síðan

    I watched this right before a zoom meeting and wow. My eyes are full of tears. Matt thank you for your constant giving and serving others. The way you loved Xavier and his family, you have showed us all how to love others unconditionally, no matter the length of time.

  • Anne Macleod

    Anne Macleod

    Mánuði síðan

    Matt and co, love how you connect people. Making the world smaller and building loving hope-filled connections.
    We need more Lukes!!!

  • Leonie Weimer

    Leonie Weimer

    Mánuði síðan

    I love how positive the Australian bloke is like me and I’m really happy that he got all of this love Xavier I mean.

  • Xenno Beats

    Xenno Beats

    Mánuði síðan

    this guys coked tf up