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Cancer patient 'promposes' to high school girlfriend

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ORLANDO, FL (CNN) -

A high school football star wasn't about to let his fight against cancer stop him from planning a big surprise.

Tashawn Manning, 17, wanted to do something special for his girlfriend, Victoria Green. Manning has been battling Leukemia since November, and spent a lot of time at Florida Hospital in Orlando receiving chemotherapy treatments.

Manning said he and Green had only been dating a month when he was diagnosed, but she stayed by his side. He credits her with keeping his spirits high as he battles his disease.

Manning enlisted hospital staff to help him launch his surprise promposal, and she said yes!

The couple will attend their high school prom together April 23.

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