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Teacher Battling Cancer Looked Outside His Window and Saw 400 Students Singing to Him

a friend sent this to me today. Ben Ellis is a Nashville area high school teacher battling cancer. The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind.

Posted by Tim McGraw on Saturday, September 10, 2016

Ben Ellis is a high school Latin teacher battling cancer, and when he recently looked outside his window, he saw the entire student body singing to him. Mr. Ellis appeared overwhelmed with emotion — even humming along at times — when he saw 400 familiar faces from the Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville gathering outside his home to sing in his honor.

Singer Tim McGraw posted the video on Facebook, writing that a friend sent him this touching video.

"The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind," McGraw wrote.

The video has racked up more than 19 million views, and the comments section is flooded with kind words, many from people who know Mr. Ellis personally. A teacher from the school commented that it was a "spur of the moment decision" to go to Mr. Ellis's home.

a friend sent this to me today. Ben Ellis is a Nashville area high school teacher battling cancer. The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind.

Posted by Tim McGraw on Saturday, September 10, 2016

a friend sent this to me today. Ben Ellis is a Nashville area high school teacher battling cancer. The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind.

Posted by Tim McGraw on Saturday, September 10, 2016

a friend sent this to me today. Ben Ellis is a Nashville area high school teacher battling cancer. The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind.

Posted by Tim McGraw on Saturday, September 10, 2016

a friend sent this to me today. Ben Ellis is a Nashville area high school teacher battling cancer. The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind.

Posted by Tim McGraw on Saturday, September 10, 2016

a friend sent this to me today. Ben Ellis is a Nashville area high school teacher battling cancer. The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind.

Posted by Tim McGraw on Saturday, September 10, 2016
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