By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Three years ago, a 10-year-old Marlton boy suffered a stroke.

Thanks to the doctors at CHOP, he’s back to living a normal life.

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It’s field day at Beeler Elementary in Marlton, but it’s an extra special day for one 5th grader.

“It feels pretty good,” said Chase Schweiger.

Three years ago, Schweiger suffered a stroke. He spent three months at CHOP recovering and re-learning basic motor skills like walking, talking, and feeding himself.

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His mother Wendi wasn’t so sure there would be any more fun in the sun in Chase’s future.

“And there were many dark days, many dark days where I felt bad for my son. I felt bad that my family was going through this. I felt bad for my two younger children. But we’re here, and it’s a sunny, beautiful day,” she said.

But Chase, who was quite shy with a microphone in his face, is a little goofball.

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He is just happy he can play baseball and video games and dance like a fool with his buddies.