Musician Tim McGraw shared a video on social media of a cancer-stricken teacher being serenaded by much of his school's student body that has been viewed over 19 million times.
"A friend sent this to me today," McGraw wrote. "Ben Ellis is a Nashville area high school teacher battling cancer. The entire student body (400+ students plus HS faculty) drove to his house to worship with him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with him and his family..... So precious and kind."
One teacher wrote on Facebook that the school is based in Nashville, Tennessee, and the decision to seek out the teacher was a "spur of the moment decision."
"I am a teacher at this school and blessed to call Ben a friend. The school is Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville," the poster wrote. "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."