VIDEO Robot allows cancer patient to stay in school

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by CNN and WPLG

CNN

Posted on September 10, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 10 at 12:39 PM

There's a new, high-tech student going to class every day in Broward County, Florida. And his middle school classmates are thrilled, because they've known this robot's face and voice for years.

The real student is a Davie Middle Schooler who is undergoing cancer treatment in another state. But this cool-looking robot allows Kyle Weintraub to be there -- virtually.

In the video above, reporter Kristi Krueger went to school to see how the robot is helping Kyle learn and stay connected.

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