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Friday 14th December 2018

Brave Home and Away star steps out to help others

He's a real inspiration!

Inspirational Home and Away star Johnny Ruffo has joined a fundraising walk to raise money for brain cancer research - just months after his own lifesaving surgery to remove a brain tumour.

The brave star, who shot to fame on Australian X Factor in 2011, joined lots of fit fundraisers to take part in the walk.

Johnny was raising money for brain cancer research (Credit: Instagram @johnny_ruffo)

Johnny got up on stage to sing for the first time since his diagnosis.

He led the crowds round the course for the fundraising event.

And when the walk was done, Jonny got up on stage to sing for the first time since his diagnosis earlier this year.

Johnny took to the stage for the first time since his diagnosis (Credit: Instagram @johnny_ruffo)

The walk raised more than $1million dollars for research into the disease.

The walk raised more than $1m for brain cancer treatment research (Credit: Instagram @curebraincancer)

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Johnny has kept his fans up to date with his treatment since his shock diagnosis.

Johnny shared a pic of himself after his brain surgery (Credit: Instagram @johnny_ruffo)

He shared photos of his scars after the surgery, and of himself grinning after the successful op.

Later he thrilled worried fans when he shared a pic of himself ringing the bell at the treatment centre, to signify that his treatment was over.

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And just this week Johnny returned to filming as Chris Harrington on the Aussie soap.

Johnny's been keeping fans up-to-date with his treatment (Credit: Instagram @johnny_ruffo)

He's proving to be a real inspiration!