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7-Year-Old Boy With Cancer Goes For The Run Of His Life
April 8, 2013
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If you didn't see this video over the weekend, we encourage you to take a moment and check it out.

Jack Hoffman, a 7-year-old boy from Atkinson, Nebraska suffered a seizure two years ago that lasted nearly half an hour. He nearly died of respiratory failure.

From there, he was diagnosed with brain cancer and has since undergone two surgeries to remove a tumor near his brain stem, about the size of a golf ball.

Doctors told Jack's parents he might not survive.

Between surgeries Jack met his hero Rex Burkhead, a running back at the time for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. Since then, the team has pretty much "adopted" Jack.

He's almost finished a 26 month chemotherapy regimen. But during a break from treatment, the Conhuskers' invited him to their annual spring scrimmage.

Jack got to go out on the field in full gear, and run 69 yards for the game's final touchdown. He's #22 if you can't pick him out :)

ESPN has a wonderful piece about Jack that you can read right here.

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