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2015
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Inspiring young cancer patient gets good health news

A 7-year-old cancer patient who captured the hearts of Kansas City through his bandage drive last summer and again during the World Series last fall has finished his treatment and learned he is cancer-free.

On Friday, he was surprised to have a limousine full of gifts pick him and his family up for his final radiation treatment. He even got to ring a bell that symbolizes his cancer is gone.

His hair and eyebrows are growing back. He also met some great friends along the way, including Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer.

"I went to the hospital. I didn't do anything. I went to the hospital to meet Eric Hosmer. Not to get any pokes or anything. To meet Eric Hosmer," Noah said.

Noah said he still sees and texts Hosmer.

He also learned a few things along the way.

"I never knew this, but they give Band-Aids that I've never known. They give macaroni-and-cheese Band-Aids, bacon Band-Aids, pickle Band-Aids, Abraham Lincoln Band-Aids, music Band-Aids, kiss Band-Aids, all those different times," Noah said.

While he was in the hospital last summer, he started a drive to collect brightly colored bandages as an alternative to the standard beige ones given to pediatric patients. He said

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