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Plug -- back every line a lot of you have probably seen this video.
This little boy.
-- -- Go Jack go right make different view of that silly -- here at the percent my -- and still does.
Jack gained a lot of national attention after making that touchdown.
During Nebraska is -- -- game.
He's seven years old and he's battling brain cancer is a special relationship with some members of that team that have been helping him -- during this time.
And his videos one of them was -- of the week as you can see.
I joining us now is his father anti Hoffman -- Andy.
That's just a minute video.
And it tells us only so much about Jack what would you like -- viewers know about what the last two years have been like for you in your family.
Well you know that that they give for having me that was really an unbelievable day.
That you don't really boost the back story behind -- Is a story about a little boy he's been battling a you know brain tumor right at the senator's brain.
That's pushing up begin to bring Stanton and wrapped -- street artery.
Brain -- restrictions surgery.
He has had -- it's best -- -- -- project about a year to set about to run laps.
And you know who it is is it's been along for the long road rules and -- -- every day that we still with and then he you know able to do some of the things they be able to do -- You know we still have a marathon in front of us and you know all the national attention swirling around.
That run is exciting for our family and it's fun and it's these.
But what we know is that we can help turn attention to this at the pediatric brain cancer and get the country talking about it.
He had some brain cancer is the horrific illness which controls -- you know it -- it impacts that are functioning.
We really want to get this -- on the national agenda.
-- -- -- We hope to do today a little -- -- you know for for many parents and for many about some lesser child is diagnosed with with brain cancer with -- three probably would not know very much about.
Talk just a little bit about your journey as a parent how you found out that Jack had this disease and and what you think everybody should really know about it.
Well you know that we found out about Jack's brain -- because he had -- -- -- here which really confident life and as the plane that's in 2000 elevenths.
The things that I would like everybody is now I guess particularly point is that.
We finally got into the point we're going to be chemotherapy.
That chemotherapy that jacket taking -- -- 45 year old people there be rationing.
This same type of you know kids with this kind of brain cancer 95 at the same types of chemotherapy is that group limited in this day and age when got all the modern medicine.
We get the therapies for kids with the brain tumors they're not improving they're not improving because it's not a priority item.
And we need you know awareness is such as an important part an important is that making it a priority item.
You know in this country.
How is Jack doing.
You know Jack is doing get you know we've we've been able to.
You know he's he's here free now and the tumor is shrinking.
A year ago we had a really tough MRI.
Issued a spot post operation took in group.
Substantially in -- after when you're chemotherapy if it has it has truck he's been a very.
Small fraction of fortunate children because that is frequently unfortunately not the case.
Which is brain cancer that that they chemotherapy a lot of -- -- body -- you know have a negative adverse reaction to construct because there's so incredibly toxic.
He's he's a very deep blast -- you know you could say that her child has brain cancer but it I would feel.
He's also got wheels.
For it has been there a lot -- he can -- pretty good their data I've got to get that from me or maybe mom and -- -- -- -- -- picture is as well.
For -- -- viewers that like some more information -- would like to learn more and -- to follow your story with the best thing for them to do that.
Well they can follow Jack content on FaceBook for the way they can go to team Jack foundation dot -- also.
Tears are -- org if you want to learn more about pediatric cancer as well.
Well we'll make sure we have that on our website I think we're all part of team Jack today -- it's great to have you with us any got a couple big things coming up in the next few months and and we look forward -- you actually can continue to follow your family's story thank you so much they.
-- for evidence of helping -- get -- on the national agenda we really appreciate it.
Well we appreciate you as well you know little context.
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