March 3rd, 2014
09:47 AM ET

Pharrell: "Your Life is Just Beginning"

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a boy fighting cancer gets an amazing personal message from Pharrell Williams. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Damon Billeck is a fourth grader from San Antonio, Texas, and he recently was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer.

To keep his spirits up,  he's been using Pharrell's "Happy" as his theme song.  Billeck's dad thought Pharrell would want to know, so he called in a favor with a friend in the biz.

They contacted Pharrell's manager, who contacted the artist.

They thought they'd maybe get an autograph at best.  But no – what they got was a personal message of encouragement.

Pharrell said: "Damon...I was just briefed about your story. Remember what the present is, dude. It's a gift. And your life is just beginning."

See the full story here  from CNN affiliate KENS and if you have #GoodStuff news, let us know! Leave a comment, post on Facebook,  or tweet to @ChrisCuomo & @NewDay using #NewDay and submit your story on iReport.

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