Transcript for 6-year-old cancer patient gets hero’s welcome at school
He's 6 and he's a fighter. Nathan Herber from Rochester, Minnesota, was just 4 years old when he was diagnosed with non-hodgkin's lymphoma. Nathan had to leave school at the time to undergo aggressive street at the mayo clinic. Daily chemo. Spending months in the hospital. At one point, he was on life support. It's been years now, but the entire time, Nathan keeping up with school from his hospital room. Here he is at 4. H-a-n. What does that spell? Nathan! Oh! Good job! And now three years after his diagnosis, 6 years old, Nathan is now in remission. And on his final day of chemo, after 900 days of treatment, his friends at school, wearing their masks, holding their signs, with a whole lot of love. Holding signs. "Congrats Nathan." "You are tough." Cheering his name. Nathan! Nathan! Nathan waving back. He had no idea they'd be waiting. And right here tonight -- Hi David and ABC news. Nathan on the left, his twin brother Justin on the right, and big brother grant in the middle. I'm going to be happy, because I might be able to see my friends. And Nathan's family tonight with this message. Our hope for everybody returning to school this year is to never give up. Things will be normal again. Welcome back Nathan. I'll see you tomorrow.
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