Drake visited a young fan awaiting a heart transplant in Chicago

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

"I gave him my autograph, and he gave me his", Sofia says.

Sofia was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a heart muscle condition that can make it hard for the heart to deliver blood to the body and potentially lead to heart failure.

We hope Sofia's wait is over soon - and are so glad she had this visit from Drake to keep her happy and distracted in the meantime.

Sanchez underwent open heart surgery three weeks ago; she "came in with heart failure and was so ill", according to a doctor quoted in the video, and continues to wait for the right donor.

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




Drake made a young fan's wishes come true when he visted her in hospital in Chicago over the weekend.

After dissing Kanye West while on tour with Migos, Drake took a break from his hectic schedule to visit an 11-year-old fan, Sophia Sanchez, who's now awaiting a heart transplant in Chicago at Lurie Children's Hospital.

Sanchez danced alongside her cousin in a hospital hallway while "tethered to her IV pump". She has two wishes for her birthday, to get her new heart and to meet her idol, Drake (@champagnepapi), who is performing Friday and Saturday at the United Center. Each year Lurie Children's performs only four VADs.

In the post, Sanchez can be seen screaming with excitement and hugging Drake after he enters her room. It has one of the largest pediatric heart transplant programs in the Midwest and was recently ranked the 3rd best Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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