Drake Visits 11-Year-Old Girl Awaiting Transplant At Chicago Hospital


SO THE DRAKE SONG LYRIC — THIS PICTURE HERE IS ABOUT DRAKE AND HIS GUEST LITTLE FAN, SOFIA SANCHEZ. THE HEART PATIENT ASKED TO MEET THE ARTIST WHILE HE WAS IN CHICAGO. IT WENT VIRAL, DRAKE ANSWERING THE CALL TO SOFIA’S BIG SURPRISE. WE ARE OUTSIDE OF LURIE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL WHERE SOFIA MET HER IDOL. Reporter: GOOD EVENING, ALL THIS TAKES PLACE HOURS AGO INSIDE THE HOSPITAL BEHIND ME. THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE WHO WALK THROUGH THOSE DOORS THROUGHOUT THE DAY, NOT MANY LIKE THIS. THIS MEDICAL CARE COULD CAUSE SIDE EFFECTS INCLUDING SHOCK. OH MY GOD. Reporter: GRAMMY-WINNING RAPPER DRAKE GREETED 11-YEAR- OLD, SOFIA SANCHEZ . HE WAS HERE FOR WEEKEND PERFORMANCES AND SHE HAS BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL FOR SEVERAL WEEKS, WAITING FOR A NEW HEART. IN THE PROCESS OF WAITING SHE SHOWED HER VERSION OF THE HIT, “KIKI CHALLENGE”. SHE GOT OUT OF HER WHEELCHAIR FOR THAT AND THE MAN WHO CRAFTED THE HIT WAS MOVED TO VISIT. HE CAME TO SURPRISE ME. JUST FOR YOU, MY DEAR. THERE IS SO MUCH INVOLVED IN THE CARE OF KIDS, MEDICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOMEONE LIKE HIM, WHAT A GREAT MAN TO COME AND UPLIFT HER. I HAVE TO TELL YOU, IT LOOKED LIKE THEY HAD A GREAT TIME. Reporter: SOFIA WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CARDIOMYOPATHY , SHE NEEDS A HEART TRANSPLANT IN ORDER TO SURVIVE. CONCERNS ABOUT HER CONDITION WERE REPLACED BY A SELFLESS ACT. SOFIA SAID MEETING, RAPPER DRAKE WAS AMAZING. 22 TRANSPLANTS HAVE BEEN PERFORMED HERE.

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