WATCH: Emotional video of students singing to terminally ill teacher will touch your heart

An emotional video of a large group of high school students singing to their terminally ill teacher from outside his apartment window is going viral online and touching hearts around the globe.

In the clip, which was shared on Facebook by musician Tim McGraw, teacher Bill Ellis can be seen trying to hold back tears as he watches more than 400 students at a high school in Nashville gather on his lawn to worship with him.

“A friend sent this to me today,” Mr McGraw wrote alongside the video.


“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.”


The touching video has been viewed more than 29 million times since being posted last Saturday.