Drake's Number One Fan Is Getting A New Heart

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Drake's Number One Fan Is Getting A New Heart

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12:12 28 Aug 2018


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The little girl who went viral last week after Drake surprised her in hospital is getting a heart transplant.

11-year-old Sofia Sanchez has cardiomyopathy, a heart muscle condition and is a heart transplant patient at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.

Sofia turned 11 last week and made two birthday wishes, one of which was to meet her idol Drake and the second was that she would receive a new heart.

Now it looks like both of Sofia's wishes have been granted. She got the news yestersday that she'll be getting a life saving heart transplant.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sofia got both of her birthday wishes. She met Drake and now she will be getting a new heart 💙 <a href="https://t.co/YquExKF8TO">pic.twitter.com/YquExKF8TO</a></p>&mdash; Word On Road (@WordOnRd) <a href="https://twitter.com/WordOnRd/status/1034162304064151552?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">27 August 2018</a></blockquote>
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Last week Drake surprised Sofia at her hospital in Chicago, he spent time with his young fan talking about Justin Bieber, owls and basketball.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Today, <a href="https://twitter.com/LurieChildrens?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@LurieChildrens</a> heart transplant patient Sofia Sanchez, who turned 11 on Saturday, had one of her birthday wishes come true– a surprise visit from <a href="https://twitter.com/Drake?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@drake</a> <a href="https://t.co/WmwH7VkP1S">https://t.co/WmwH7VkP1S</a>. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/all4your1?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#all4your1</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/drake?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#drake</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/kikichallenge?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#kikichallenge</a></p>&mdash; Lurie Children&#39;s (@LurieChildrens) <a href="https://twitter.com/LurieChildrens/status/1031726342809825281?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">21 August 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmtpvmnnd0e/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:540px; min-width:326px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"><div style="padding:8px;"> <div style=" background:#F8F8F8; line-height:0; margin-top:40px; padding:50.0% 0; text-align:center; width:100%;"> <div style=" background:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAACwAAAAsCAMAAAApWqozAAAABGdBTUEAALGPC/xhBQAAAAFzUkdCAK7OHOkAAAAMUExURczMzPf399fX1+bm5mzY9AMAAADiSURBVDjLvZXbEsMgCES5/P8/t9FuRVCRmU73JWlzosgSIIZURCjo/ad+EQJJB4Hv8BFt+IDpQoCx1wjOSBFhh2XssxEIYn3ulI/6MNReE07UIWJEv8UEOWDS88LY97kqyTliJKKtuYBbruAyVh5wOHiXmpi5we58Ek028czwyuQdLKPG1Bkb4NnM+VeAnfHqn1k4+GPT6uGQcvu2h2OVuIf/gWUFyy8OWEpdyZSa3aVCqpVoVvzZZ2VTnn2wU8qzVjDDetO90GSy9mVLqtgYSy231MxrY6I2gGqjrTY0L8fxCxfCBbhWrsYYAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC); display:block; height:44px; margin:0 auto -44px; position:relative; top:-22px; width:44px;"></div></div> <p style=" margin:8px 0 0 0; padding:0 4px;"> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmtpvmnnd0e/?utm_source=ig_embed" style=" color:#000; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px; text-decoration:none; word-wrap:break-word;" target="_blank">Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and Owls and Basketball💙💙💙</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A post shared by <a href="https://www.instagram.com/champagnepapi/?utm_source=ig_embed" style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px;" target="_blank"> champagnepapi</a> (@champagnepapi) on <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2018-08-20T19:59:49+00:00">Aug 20, 2018 at 12:59pm PDT</time></p></div></blockquote> <script async defer src="//www.instagram.com/embed.js"></script>

 


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