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6-year-old battling cancer meets his hero: a police detective suffering from the same illness

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A little boy who is battling cancer met a hero battling the same rare form of the disease. A little boy who is battling cancer met a hero battling the same rare form of the disease.
Brantley Taber from Indiana, is battling a rare cancer for the third time. At just six years old, he has maxed out his lifetime doses of chemotherapy and is now trying trial drugs to treat his cancer. Brantley Taber from Indiana, is battling a rare cancer for the third time. At just six years old, he has maxed out his lifetime doses of chemotherapy and is now trying trial drugs to treat his cancer.
Elkhart Police Detective Scott Hupp has also battled the same form of cancer three times in the last five years. He reached out to Brantley's mother to set up a surprise meeting. Elkhart Police Detective Scott Hupp has also battled the same form of cancer three times in the last five years. He reached out to Brantley's mother to set up a surprise meeting.
Brantley wants to be a police officer when he grows up. Earlier this month, he was awarded the title of "Honorary Sheriff's Deputy." Brantley wants to be a police officer when he grows up. Earlier this month, he was awarded the title of "Honorary Sheriff's Deputy."

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A little boy who is battling cancer met a hero battling the same rare form of the disease.

Brantley Taber, from Indiana, is battling a rare cancer for the third time. At just six years old, he has maxed out his lifetime doses of chemotherapy and is now trying trial drugs to treat his cancer.

Elkhart Police Detective Scott Hupp has also battled the same form of cancer three times in the last five years. He reached out to Brantley's mother to set up a surprise meeting.

"Him and Brantley are both super-strong," said Kira Rayburn, Brantley's mother. "They're both super brave."

Brantley wants to be a police officer when he grows up. Earlier this month, he was awarded the title of "Honorary Sheriff's Deputy."

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