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4-year-old cooking through cancer

In a kitchen in Cumming, Georgia, a group of chefs-in-training are banding together to battle cancer.

They tell 11Alive 4-year-old Hamilton Elrod was diagnosed with cancer in August 2017, and since then, his family has found joy through cooking despite the diagnosis.

According to The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS), Hamilton and his siblings Madison and Iris each take on special jobs from basic chopping to measuring ingredients. Sometimes the kids even compete for cooking tasks.

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About the National Children’s Cancer Society

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS), headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., is a not-for-profit organization providing support to families making their way through the daunting world of childhood cancer and survivorship. With over 30 years of experience serving more than 46,000 children, the NCCS is able to take a “no matter what” approach to help families stay strong, stay positive and stay together. The NCCS has been recognized as a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity and earned a GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency. For more information, call 314-241-1600, visit or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.