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Young leukemia patient celebrates end of treatment

Giovanni Gallegos arrived at the hospital with a police escort

SAN ANTONIO – A long-term leukemia patient at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio celebrated the end of his treatment in a very special way.

Giovanni Gallegos arrived at the hospital on Tuesday with a police escort to celebrate the end of his treatment.

The celebration included nurses and associates, Giovanni’s family and friends, and the San Antonio Police Department.

KSAT photojournalist Robert Samarron was there to capture the sites and sounds of the young patient’s sendoff. Watch the story in the player above.


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