Transcript for Teen uses Make-A-Wish moment to help health care workers
We are shining a light on some amazing people that are making the world a brighter place this. Morning we'll meet one teenager using his make-a-wish moment to help health care workers fight covid-19. Steve osunsami has the story. He's the 17-year-old cancer survivor who is now rallying people across his state to help the medical providers who helped him. Hi. How are you? I'm good. Reporter: This morning, he's saying -- Good morning, sunshine. Reporter: Just over a year ago a skiing accident sent 17-year-old Sam Neale to an quirky, New Mexico, hospital. Something didn't look right about my bones in the x-rays and that's when they realized that it was some type of cancer. Reporter: The cancer had spread to his lungs and could have killed him. He says nurse Shawna Sanchez and the team at presbyterian hospital kept his spirits hup. She made me feel welcome especially when it got hard and I was not feeling good. Reporter: As a teen with cancer, he was granted a wish by his local make-a-wish chapter. Anything he wanted in the world and now that he's in remission, he's decided to use that wish to give back. Thank you. Reporter: Asking volunteers to help put together kits filled with donated hand sanitizer, rubber gloves and these other protective items and not just for the health care workers who helped him but for others fighting the battle against covid-19. These kits were designed to help nurses and doctors come back from work-related when they have germs on them so that they don't spread to it their family. Reporter: They gave more than 100 kits to area hospitals and one special delivery for nurse Shawna. I don't know if you remember my name but -- Sam. I remember your name. Well, for my make-a-wish I did these kits to help health care workers. You're the best. Can I high -- Virtual hug. Thank you for all you've done for me and everyone else. Thank you. You're amazing for actually giving away a great opportunity to go on a wonderful trip or do something fabulous and so thank you very much. Reporter: To this selfless young man who beat cancer and is helping those who help, you're our good morning, sunshine. For "Good morning America," Steve osunsami, ABC news. Brings a tear to your eye. I'm crying. Wow. Steve said selfless. So beautiful. Well done, Sam. Lara, you have a story about
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