6-Year-Old Celebrates End Of Chemotherapy Treatment With A Gleeful Dance And Bell Ring

"We all came alive in that moment."

When Jimmy Spangolo completed his last round of chemotherapy treatment for an inoperable brain tumor, he definitely had reason to celebrate. To show his joy, the 6-year-old danced and rang a bell at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, where he was being treated.


His tender reaction to completing treatment is now going viral.

The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC writes on their Facebook page that the bell, "signifies so many emotions — it can signify the sound of tears, strength, fear, courage, doubt, satisfaction, relief, and happiness all coming through as one as people around them cheer this accomplishment, " they added, "The sound of that bell resonates in more ways than one. The emotion in the room is just unbelievable."

The bell holds great significance for Jimmy and his family, given that Jimmy was diagnosed with the brain tumor at a mere 4 months old. The Kansas City Star reports that Jimmy's tumor is smaller now after the chemo treatment and doctors are hopeful that he will be able to live with it. 

After the chemo was over, Jimmy's family wrote on his Facebook page, "We all came alive in that moment."

The bell is also resonating with the rest of the world thanks to Jimmy's reaction. Since the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh posted the video on Feb. 3, it has received over 215,000 views. 

(H/T: Huffington Post)


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