Video shows classmates celebrating Ohio boy’s final chemo treatment

A six-year-old Ohio boy finally beat leukemia and his classmates decided to celebrate.

John Oliver Zippay, nicknamed J.O., completed his last round of chemotherapy just days after Christmas. It marked the end of his three-year battle.

It was only appropriate, of course, to commemorate this moment with a standing ovation from his classmates, teachers and family at St. Helen Catholic School in Newbury on Wednesday.

Heartwarming video footage of the moment shows John Oliver walking down the hallway, surrounded by his friends, who stand clapping and cheering on the sidelines.

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The boy meets his mom, Meghan Zippay, at the end of the line of students and gives her a big hug.

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John Oliver was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on Nov. 1, 2016. The diagnosis was followed by more than two weeks in the hospital, several years of chemotherapy and side effects that made him unable to do any physical activity.

Now, he’s doing much better.

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