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Sean Clinch Stephenson (May 5, 1979 – August 28, 2019) was an American therapist, self-help author and motivational speaker.[1] He was born in Chicago with osteogenesis imperfecta. Stephenson stood three feet tall, had fragile bones, and used a wheelchair.[2] He studied at DePaul University. He earned $15,000 to $30,000 per appearance.[3]

His second book, Get Off Your "But": How to End Self-Sabotage and Stand Up for Yourself, was published in 2009. It was a self-help book about his own personal story along with the stories of others, and provided exercises for readers to perform while they read.[4] That same year, Stephenson was the subject of "Three Foot Giant", a television documentary that aired on The Biography Channel in November 2009.[5]

Stephenson died on August 28, 2019 from problems caused by a concussion at the age of 40.[6]