Class celebrates with heart-warming standing ovation after boy wins battle against cancer

Class celebrates with heart-warming standing ovation after boy wins battle against cancer

- 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

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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.

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Video shows heart-warming moment class gives boy standing ovation after beating cancer

Screenshots of the video. Photo credit: Help John Oliver fight leukemia/Facebook.
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Legit.ng 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!"

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the world is lucky to have prodigies, and nine-year-old Navaeh Woods is one of them.

The brilliant kid is an aspiring fashion designer from Michigan who specializes in making beautiful outfits for dolls.

Her craft caught the attention of many and even struck Mattel, a very popular doll manufacturing company, Black Business reports.

The little girl in speaking with the media once said that she will like to be a fashion designer when she grows up.

In other stories, YEN.com.gh reported a woman claiming to be the niece of Ghana's National Security Minister, Kan Dapaah, has addressed the viral video of her uncle and his side chick Chantelle.

Kan Dapaah was videoed during a conversation with his side chick and the footage was leaked over the weekend, Sunday, January 8, 2020. The woman took to her Facebook page to rain curses on Chantelle Kujawu for disgracing her uncle to the entire world.

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Source: Yen

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