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This Little Boy Is Fighting Cancer Dressed As A Ninja Turtle

Hospital staff were "amazed" when he asked to decorate his protective medical mask, according to the Manchester Evening News.

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The paper says that following a visit to the doctor due to stomach pain, he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma and had 80 days of intensive chemotherapy, a stem cell transplant, and an operation to remove a tumour from his kidney.

His mother, Stacey, told the paper:

We couldn't be prouder of our boy. He has had such a lot to deal with, but he just takes it all in his stride and gets on with it. He is a true inspiration and he is our superhero.

He's now been awarded one of Cancer Research UK’s Little Star Awards.

Manchester Evening News

You can nominate Little Stars here. Each child nominated receives a trophy, a certificate, a T-shirt and a £50 T.K. Maxx voucher.

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