Editor's Note: The above video is from 2016 when we reported an update on Cristian Beasley's health.

HOUSTON - When we first told you about Cristian Beasley, he was a 12-year-old battling leukemia by using a robot named Watt that went to elementary school for him.

Then he received a surprise visit from his robot’s namesake, Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, in 2013. Beasley says it helped save his life.

"If it wasn't for J.J., I probably wouldn't have had much of a fight," Beasley said when he was 15 years old. "He made me want to fight."

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Beasley, who was declared cancer-free in 2016 after fighting cancer for three years, graduated from high school this weekend.

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Cristian Beasley, who was declared cancer-free in 2016 after fighting cancer for three years, graduated from high school this past weekend.
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“Want to wish a massive congratulations to my friend @CristianBeasley on graduating from high school this past weekend. We first met back in 2013 when he had leukemia and utilized a robot (which he named Watt) to still attend school during treatments. I’m proud of you man!!!” the Texans star tweeted Monday morning.

Beasley responded to the tweet:"I couldn't appreciate you more J.J.! Love you big bro!"

After he was declared cancer-free, Beasley mentioned the words No. 99 wrote on a football he gave him during their initial meeting and how they fueled him with his second chance at life.

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Cristian Beasley, who was declared cancer-free in 2016 after fighting cancer for three years, graduated from high school this past weekend.
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"Nothing can bring me down now," Beasley said. "I'm invincible."

You sure are. Congratulations, Cristian!

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