A little boy in Minnesota recently enjoyed his first day of school after spending months in the hospital battling cancer.
Nathan Herber was four-years-old when doctors diagnosed him with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2018 and had to leave his school in Rochester for treatment at the Mayo Clinic, ABC News reported Tuesday.
The illness “is cancer that originates in your lymphatic system, the disease-fighting network spread throughout your body. In non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, tumors develop from lymphocytes — a type of white blood cell,” the clinic’s website said.
Following 900 days of enduring treatment, doing online school, and being on life support at one point, Nathan is back with his friends.
As they drove through the parking lot at St. Francis of Assisi School, hundreds of students cheered, waved signs, and shouted “Nathan, Nathan!”
Rochester Catholic Schools shared photos of the event on its Facebook page, showing Nathan grinning from