7-year-old Jack Hoffman, battling cancer, meets President Barack Obama

CLEVELAND - From the football field to Oval Office, 7-year-old Jack Hoffman is having quite a month.

The boy who is battling cancer inspired many when he suited up and scored a touchdown during Nebraska's spring football game.

Monday, Hoffman met President Obama.

A photo posted to The White House's Facebook page shows the 7-year-old wearing a Cornhuskers jersey and holding a football the president signed for him.

The snapshot of the two chatting has gone viral with more than 2,000 shares and comments, as well as more than 13,000 likes.

Hoffman was diagnosed with brain cancer last April and has had two surgeries.


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