Criss Angel’s world was rocked when he learned that his and *Shaunyl Benson *’s son, Johnny, was diagnosed with cancer in October — but today, the magician has a positive outlook when it comes to the two-year-old's future.

"When you have a child that has this horrendous disease, you can relate to the families from a different perspective. So Shaunyl and I made the decision to use this in a positive way. You know, this is so much bigger than me,” he told E! News.

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Criss announced in June that Johnny, who was battling leukemia, is now in remission.

"I think Johnny is a very special boy and I think he's going to be more successful than I ever was," he added. "I just want him to be happy and I want him to live a long happy fruitful life."

We are so happy things are looking up!