“A 6-year-old boy received a hero’s welcome upon his return to school after fighting leukemia for three years.
John Oliver ‘J.O.’ Zippay won the biggest battle of his young life when he received his final round of chemotherapy two days after Christmas.
Zippay returned to St. Helen Catholic School in Newbury Wednesday and received a standing ovation from his classmates, teachers and family members.
‘He’s feeling better. A lot of his side effects over the years involved his legs from the steroids, and he’s doing great,” J.O.’s father John Zippay said.'”