- 11-year-old girl gets surprise visit from popular rapper Drake
- Drake surprised the teenager who is awaiting a heart transplant at the hospital
- The little girl was left speechless after she set her eyes on the rapper
Sofia Sanchez, a teenager in Chicago, has finally gotten her wish to meet popular Canadian rapper Drake. The rapper visited the 11-year-old girl who is awaiting a heart transplant at the hospital.
The teenager who is currently at Lurie's Children Hospital of Chicago, met Drake on Monday, August 20. She was left speechless after the rapper casually walked into her hospital room.
In a video making rounds on social media, the little girl was seen stunned for about a few seconds before she got herself together and replied the rapper. She and Drake had a little conversation, talking about an American television series and a possible music video.
After a while, the pair took selfies and videos which were later shared on Instagram. The rapper also shared the photos with a nice caption.
He wrote: "Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and Owls and Basketball��."
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Drake also gave the 11-year-old his autograph, but not before asking for her own signature first.
Sanchez was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy which occurs when a heart muscle makes blood delivery from the heart to the body difficult. It could also lead to heart failure.
The 11-year-old underwent open heart surgery three weeks ago in order to connect a mechanical pump to help support her heart and blood flow.
She said: "This is the best birthday present I've ever had. Thank you so much Drake for coming to see me, it means a lot for you to come and cheer me up."
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