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#LunaStrong: Jupiter girl gets surprise celebration after last chemotherapy treatment

Luna Perrone finishes chemotherapy, then has memorable rejoice with friends, family
Luna Perrone celebrates on final day of chemotherapy
Posted at 7:26 PM, Sep 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-28 08:37:36-04

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A spunky little girl who inspires tens of thousands of people on Instagram, including golf great Tiger Woods, has proven she is stronger than chemotherapy.


Luna Perrone finished, what her doctors hope, was her last round of chemotherapy Monday, so her friends and family had a big surprise waiting for her.

#LunaStrong: Jupiter girl gets surprise celebration after last chemotherapy treatment

They chanted "be supportive" and came to show their love for their friend and family member.

Holding balloons, signs, pom-poms and streamers, this group is #LunaStrong.

Audra Quinn, a friend of the 10-year-old, said she was happy to come out and support her because she's been through a lot.

Luna has been fighting Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, all year.

Her family and friends surprised her by gathering at District Park Soccer Fields in Palm Beach Gardens.

Besides dozens of her friends, Palm Beach Gardens firefighters also showed up to show their support.

"First I saw the fire trucks and I thought someone was hurt," Luna said. "Then, when I saw my friends with the balloons and signs, I was very excited that I was here instead of the hospital."

Hailey and Chris Perrone, Luna's parents, also took a moment to soak in the support knowing Luna still has a ways to go.

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"She'll go in for an MRI, a CT scan and a PET scan to check if there is no more cancer in her body," Hailey and Chris Perrone said. "And then we can put our head down on the pillow for three months until the next scan. We will do that for a while to see if anything developed. If she makes it through the first three years, then we can be optimistic. If not, it's going to be tricky."

People around South Florida and the country are pulling for this brave little girl. Tiger Woods gave her some words of encouragement after a chance meeting in May and so have other superstars like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Luna Perrone and Tiger Woods
A hobbled Tiger Woods offers some words of encouragement to Luna Perrone, a Jupiter, Fla., girl who is battling cancer. "Stay strong," he tells her.

Luna shares the good and bad of her cancer journey with her 183,0000 Instagram followers while raising awareness about pediatric cancer along the way

Monday was definitely a good day.

"It's a lot of support and I love it," she said. "It's kind and nice and I love having them here for me."