UPDATE: Super Benji's mom talks about effects of childhood cancer

UPDATE: Las Vegas' own superhero toddler, three-year-old Benji Sanchez, stepped up to the plate and once again showed why he wears a cape Monday night at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
 
Sanchez threw out the first pitch at the game after enjoying a fun limo ride to further celebrate the occasion. Afterward, he met some of the players who said he was their hero. 
 
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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Among the hundreds of people headed to the Believer Gala at Caesars Palace was three-year-old Benji Sanchez.
 
“Super Benji” as his friends call him is a big Imagine Dragons fan, because of the support the band has given his family during his battle with cancer.
 
"In the car he sings, Thunder and Believer," Frank Sanchez said of his son.
 
Benji was diagnosed with brain cancer when he was just nine months old, but this week his parents finally heard the word remission.
 
"To get those words, the stress is instantly off your chest,” Frank Sanchez said.
 
Benji is eager to tell the world about his victory.
 
"I beat brain cancer, “ Benji said while safely held in his mother’s arms.
 
The Sanchez family sharing their victory with the large crowd that gathered to raise money for the Tyler Robinson Foundation.
 
The organization was started by the members of Imagine Dragons to help support families fighting pediatric cancer diagnoses.
 
"Events like this makeup for those dark days you spent behind hospital walls," Azalea Sanchez said. "There is no place we'd rather be."
 
Imagine Dragons was inspired to help fight pediatric cancer after meeting, Tyler Robinson, a young fan who later lost his battle with cancer.
 
When they heard Benji was in remission, Dan Reynolds let out a loud cheer and the other band members said it was exactly what they are hoping to accomplish through the foundation.
 
 "When we hear that someone we have taken under our wing has beat cancer. That is what the whole point of this was," Daniel Wayne Sermon said.
 
Benji is going to have a chance to celebrate his victory in a  big way by throwing out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium on September 25th. 
 
His parents say he is eagerly waiting for his chance, playing catch as much as he can and watching The Sandlot repeatedly.
 
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