First Buck Cancer Survivor
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6-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Reacts to His First Buck in Emotional Moment


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Everyone has fond memories of bagging their first buck. Not only is it an emotional moment to realize your first deer is finally down, but it's also unquestionably a rite of passage. Everybody has a slightly different journey toward bagging that first buck, too, making each one such a unique and special experience. I just comes easy for some hunters the very first time, where others have to remain patient after years of frustration.

It's safe to say that 6-year-old Case McIver's journey to getting his first buck was one for the books. Already having faced major life hurdles as a cancer survivor, McIver's life experience was already one most of us couldn't begin to understand. What we're able to see in this clip, however, is an immediate rush of emotions that we all know so, so well. The reaction is too good to miss, so make sure you have some tissues on standby.

Someone must be cutting up onions in here. A whole box of them. Yeah, that's our story and we're sticking with it. Dad Chase McIver posted the video originally on his Facebook page with a phot of Case and his deer. The Internet took it from there and made the video viral. And why not, with all the ugly headlines in the news lately, it's nice to have something wholesome to enjoy for a change. After everything this little guy has been through, we imagine there was no better feeling for both Case and his family.

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"First buck, and I wouldn't trade him for all 180s in Kansas," the original post reads.

We imagine this little guy is hooked on hunting for life after that. We're just glad there's a video to share such an awesome moment with the world. It certainly brightened our days quite a bit. Congratulations on your first buck Case, we hope to see you bag many more in the future!

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