- Publish Date
- Thursday, 15 September 2016, 10:01AM
Since 2008, Ben Ellis has been teaching Latin at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville - but for the last year he’s been battling an aggressive form of cancer.
Last week, after hearing he was having a tough time with his treatment, the staff and students from the school gathered outside their much-loved teacher’s house to show him what he meant to them.
‘This was a spur of the moment decision to go.. Students were in the middle of class..some taking quizzes and tests…and dropped everything for a bigger lesson on life, love, community, compassion,’ wrote fellow teacher Leslie Ponder on Facebook.
The incredibly moving moment was captured on film...