Michael has an older sister, Sophia and younger brother, Steven.
Michael's favorite color was powder blue.
Michael's favorite food was pasta.
Michael's favorite actresses were Sharon Stone and Helen Hunt.
Michael's favorite actors were Jim Carrey, Denzel Washington, and Tom Hanks.
Michael's favorite television show was Friends.
Michael liked all sports except golf.
On August 1, 1996, Michael celebrated being cancer-free for a year.
Michael raised over $140,000 for cancer research, in just one year.
Michael received the Calabria-America 1998 Award.
Michael was on the honor roll in middle school.
Michael was a Roman Catholic.
Before his chemotherapy treatments, Michael's hair was straight and blonde.
Michael had curly, dark brown hair.
In early December 2001, Michael was in a minor car accident in Vancouver.
Michael has a "Make A Difference" CD.
Michael's nicknames were Mikey and QT.
On December 4th, 2000, Michael was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia.
Michael recovered from two bouts of the cancer.
Michael has a song called "Visualize" that is on the 2gether soundtrack.
Michael's first diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease was in July 1994 at age 9 1/2.
The book Michael and his grandmother wrote was published in 1998.
Michael and his grandmother created a cancer research foundation.
Michael co-authored a book with his grandmother.
On, January 17, 2001, David Hasselhoff from Baywatch performed a tribute song at Michael's memorial held in Vancouver, Canada.
When Michael shot scenes for 2gether, he had to do it with an oxygen tank due to lung problems.
Michael was admitted to a hospital with pneumonia in early December 2000.
Due to respiratory problems, Michael did not appear in the last few episodes of 2gether.
Michael is named after his uncle.
Michael's mother's name is Gloria.
Michael's father's name is Domenic.
Michael was right-handed.
Michael was 5' 9" tall.
Michael had green eyes.
Michael's ethnicity is Italian.
Michael hadn't had a girlfriend since he was ten years old.
Michael: Sometimes we must live through the darkness in order to see the light.
Michael: (his last words) I'm sorry, don't leave me.
Michael: Life can be cruel, but also kind. What I've seen people go through blows my mind. If you think about the good, your day will shine. And thats why I'm gonna take one day at a time.