What began as a rude question led to a beautiful moment of human connection.
Nick Ross, from Denver, was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when he was 26, according to the YouTube video below. Hodgkin Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system, according to the National Cancer Institute.
Having cancer and subsequently losing your hair at a young age can sometimes draw a lot of unwanted attention. In video below, called “The Bus,” Ross addresses some of the frustrating and humorous questions people asked him when he was fighting the disease.
Although the question at the 1:30 mark at first seems incredibly insensitive, it ends up leading Ross into an unexpected and memorable experience.
Check it out in the video below: