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COVID-19 has taken so much from us, including preventing this dad from being with his son during cancer treatment; thankfully, he made a plan and started dancing to be there with him.

 

Global (26 October 2020) – When we first saw the video of Chuck dancing alone in a parking lot, we thought he was a bit odd or maybe taking part in some form of viral internet dance challenge, but then we got the full story and got all choked up.

The story is this… Chuck’s 14-year-old son Aiden is currently battling acute lymphocytic leukaemia (ALL), and because of the pandemic, there are restrictions on visitations at the medical centre where Aiden is being treated.

Aiden was diagnosed with ALL at the start of lockdown and quickly underwent treatment. The medical centre where he is being treated only allows one parent or caregiver to be present for the treatments, so Aiden’s mom took the job. This meant that dad Chuck had to find another way to be there for Aiden.

Chuck came up with a brilliant way to be there for his son. Every Tuesday while Aiden is getting his treatment, Chuck stands in the parking lot and cheers Aiden on. Aiden can see his dad from the window. They started dancing, and it is that video that has since gone viral.

The video you are about to see is going to make you cry! Chuck is pretty much the best dad ever! Take a look at how he cheers Aiden on below.


Sources: Facebook
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