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6-year-old boy Nathan Herber returns to school 900 days after starting cancer treatment [Video]

ROCHESTER, MN — After spending months in the hospital, it was finally Nathan Herber’s first day of school.

Nathan was only 4 years old when he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2018. He had to leave his school in Rochester, Minnesota, to undergo aggressive treatment at the nearby Mayo Clinic.

After 900 days of treatment, online school and a tough battle that at one point had Nathan on life support, he is back where he belongs.

On March 25, more than 300 of his fellow students lined the school parking lot to surprise Nathan and wave “hello” on his last day of treatment.

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Nathan, his twin brother Justin and his big brother Grant, joined “World News Tonight” on Tuesday to recall the special moment. Nathan said he was excited to see some old buddies.

“I’m gonna be happy, because I might be able …

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