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Houston County boy beats rare form of Leukemia

Kyler Pike was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 at three years old.

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Houston County boy gets to start the new year cancer-free.

Kyler Pike was first diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia in 2017 when he was just 3-years-old.

He is now 6, and after countless treatments and hospital visits, Kyler finished his last IV chemotherapy treatment.

His mom Ashley Pike says he still has a few weeks left of oral chemo treatments and will need frequent checkups until he turns 18.

She also says he still has therapy and treatment to help with some of the side effects to his medications, but she is so happy to finally say that her boy beat cancer.

After his diagnosis, Pike says the central Georgia community stepped in to help in many ways.

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"We've had so many people lift us up along the way that it was really hard to ever be down, because we had so many people around us protecting us and praying for us," Ashley said.

"I want to say thank you," Kyler said.

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Pike says Kyler loves receiving cards in the mail, especially ones with jokes or superheroes. She's asking anyone who can to send him a congratulations card to:

Kyler Pike
311 Cambrian Drive
Kathleen, GA 31047