Drake grants wish to 11-year-old girl at Lurie Children’s Hospital

Lawrence Kim
August 21, 2018

"Sources close to the rapper" tell TMZ that when Drake saw the video, he wanted to make her birthday wish come true, and paid a visit to the hospital after his Chicago concert on Friday.

The Toronto, Canada native, who played at the United Center in the Windy City on Saturday, visited Sofia - after she posted an online clip doing The KiKi Challenge from the medical facility with her cousin, while hooked to an IV.

The rapper spent time with 11-year-old, who is awaiting a heart transplant, and happily posed for a sweet Instagram photo.

On Monday, Drake visited an 11-year-old awaiting a heart transplant at a Chicago hospital after she posted a video of herself performing the "In My Feelings" dance challenge last week.

Sofia's cardiologist, Dr Bradley Marino, said: "Having this one special day where she doesn't have to be a sick patient and doesn't have to be a girl waiting for a heart, it's just a little girl who's a fan of a great artist, it's pretty special".

"I've been here for seven weeks and I just had open heart surgery because I have heart failure", said Sofia. "I hope you can come and cheer me up". The spokesperson added that Sofia said meeting him "was a miracle" and the "best birthday gift ever".

He uploaded another photo showing Sofia smiling wearing a cap with the word "Scorpion" - the name of his latest album - onto Instagram.

Drake has form when it comes to delivering random acts of kindness.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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