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11-year-old boy undergoing cancer treatment breaks down; reason will leave you in tears [Watch]

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 May 2022, 17:00 IST

It was a normal day for Justin who had come to the hospital for his cancer treatment. Although it was his birthday, little did he know that he would receive a surprise from the medical staff at the hospital. He was so touched by this gesture that he broke down.

A footage of the medical staff surprising the boy on his birthday with cakes and gifts has gone viral on social media. The video was first shared on Instagram where it has garnered close to 3 million views.

The boy, identified as Justin, is undergoing treatment for cancer, because of which he was at the hospital for his regular checkup when the medical staff surprised him with cakes and gifts.

The boy broke down seeing how they had tried to make his day. Justin had been through more rounds of treatment than anticipated and the hospital had become his second home. This was such a heartwarming gesture shown by the medical team.

“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you'll win, no matter what the outcome.” Robin Williams - Patch Adams. Happy birthday Justin, we are rooting for you buddy!” the video caption reads.

Watch the video here:


The video brought tears to everyone's eyes. “I love this- although my career in pedi radiology is over- I will remain forever humbled by these incredible kids. As a wonderful 5 year old cancer patient said ( early in my career)- “just make me feel good enough to play.” And doesn’t that just sum up life?!,” a user wrote.

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First published: 9 May 2022, 16:48 IST