Students Who Gathered Outside Cancer-Stricken Teacher's Home Appear on 'GMA'

The students and headmaster of Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, appeared on 'GMA' this morning after they stood outside the home of teacher Ben Ellis, who is battling an aggressive form of cancer.
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Have you all seen it's gone viral this is a wonderful story. It's unfortunate that somebody in many of us that we know we know people going through cancer and so there was a command of silicon that meant 450 students and faculty at a high school in the national area they decide to go to his home. At the same to him take a look at this. OK. Yeah. The he. Saying. Hey yeah. Okay. Zeevi. Well yeah. Okay. And that's appears here routine as I moved all of us are you know by the and we did get the chance to catch up mr. Ellis. Here's what he had to say about the moment. And overwhelmed me then gun would fill many students. Calmer tomorrow. Now mama and I felt like. Homes and home alone. While you are not really loves and we're joined now by the headmaster. At Christ presbyterian academy in Nashville Austin made Morris name isn't it teacher's daughter Betsy Alice will be joining us right now and end Nate. Just tell us how this whole idea came about. Well then as a man who loves like Jesus loves first evolved. He loves lavishly he was intentionally and he has taught us all. How to love better. And so through this fight worship has been a place of peace for him. Sort of place is found joy in worshipping and praising in community and so last week. We got some hard news about his treatment options and a high school principal park Roman. Called me last was more fascinate I wanna take the high school events house and I want to worsen and I want doing now we do that. And I simply said let's go. And it was a moment. It's what we got to all be a part of love and action that was. But with the greatest lessons that I know I think all of us full of ever learned it didn't happen in the question and answer you know full well that. Often times those in high school are accused of only thinking about themselves. But this this so selfless that that had to I know meant so much to mr. Ellison sent to others there to see them. Not think of themselves but of him. Yes absolutely I mean I think that was just a reflection back to Ben what he's meant to us and here's a guy who in the hallway in the classroom. Everywhere he goes he pursues people and never thinks of himself and I think that was just of wade did. We could love him back. Can't see how with a preview see all your friends and classmates behind you right there. So I need you down. There is so it's special and it was amazing because we didn't. The assailant serenade him we got to a ship with him and especially because of how important worship has been her my dad and my family and his whole. Jerry as to sell it. Amazing and special tickets went to my hand and an end. I knew that I had 450. Plus people who are walking beside me and he loved me and it assists in the apartment through the bite of price. Can Betsy. Dear friends behind me that they have a message for your dad this morning. We do we did students. Your father. Our love. Blessings to you all think you'd think he siblings.

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