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High-school runner battling cancer finishes relay race with the support of teammates

A high-school runner that is battling cancer finished a relay race with the support of her teammates and everything was caught on camera.

Watch the amazing moment below:

Yeva Klingbeil, a senior at the Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, was carried to the finish line by her cross-country team.

During an interview with WRGB, a local news agency in New York, USA, Yeva said:

I was like, I can do that, even if I was going to be really slow, I got it, I got it.

Yeva was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer that directly affects muscle tissue.

She was diagnosed with the disease in 2019.

This type of cancer is known to common in kids and teens.

The teenager started chemotherapy treatments in 2019 and radiation the following spring.

But the thing is, the journey was not easy for her.

Complications during the treatment led to a 6-week stint in the ICU and a very lengthy and hard recovery time. 

So what led her to finish the race?

Every year, her school has a tradition where every single senior competes in a 4×1 relay race.

Yeva decided that she was not going to let the opportunity to go to waste. 

The teammates of Yeva helped her finish the entire race and cheeered for her when she finally made it.

Yeva is still battling cancer.

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