- Social media users across the world were given the feels by a heart-warming video
- The clip shows an entire classing giving a little boy a standing ovation
- This was because six-year-old John Oliver Zippay beat leukaemia
A six-year-old boy, John Oliver Zippay, who hails from Ohio in the US, was surprised by his classmates on his first day back to school after finishing his final round of chemotherapy.
His classmates gave Zippay a standing ovation after he beat leukaemia. According to CNN, Zippay was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in 2016.
However, on 27 December, the little fighter underwent his last chemotherapy session and his class celebrated the achievement.
Briefly.co.za learned a heart-warming video was posted on a Facebook page, Help John Oliver FIGHT Leukemia, dedicated to the six-year-old.
The video shows Zippay walking through a hallway as his classmates applauded and cheered him on.
The story was picked up by media outlets around the world and social media users from different countries were touched by the footage.
Shannon Formanski commented:
"My favorite video ever!"
Shari Satterlee Palla wrote:
"Love it. Can't watch it without crying, but it's awesome!"
Mohan Raswant said:
"Very happy to see this cute boy win the battle and being healthy again. Wishing him good health, much happiness and you stay Blessed little Champ!"
You can take a look at the video by clicking on the link here.
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