Drake Makes a Surprise Visit to 11-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient

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Drake Makes a Surprise Visit to 11-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient

Drake made an 11-year-old girl’s dream come true when he surprised her on her birthday as she stayed in the hospital waiting for a heart transplant.

Sofia Sanchez is diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a condition that often leads to heart failure. Three weeks ago, Sanchez received open heart surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Whilst recovering, Sofia and her cousin shared their own version of the popular “Kiki Challenge” onto the children’s hospital Youtube channel.

In a separate video, Sanchez then asks Drake to visit her on her birthday.

Little did Sofia know that the video of her dancing to Drake’s song, “In My Feelings”, got back to the rapper. Social media users shared the video and encouraged Drake to make the visit to Chicago.

Lurie Children’s Hospital captured the surprise where Sanchez is left speechless as her favorite artist pulls back the curtain dividing the hospital room.  The video has received over 50,000 views on Facebook.

It goes on to show Drake and an ecstatic Sanchez talking and taking photos in her hospital room.

The rapper also shared photos to his Instagram of their meeting, with Sanchez donning a “Scorpion” hat.


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Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and Owls and Basketball💙💙💙

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Drake not only made Sanchez’s birthday wish come true but he also took her mind off of her heart condition for a while. And it seems they’ve become good friends, with the promise of facetime chats in the future.

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