Drake grants birthday wish to little girl awaiting heart transplant

Drake visits 11-year-old at Chicago hospital after her 'KiKi Challenge' video went viral

Sofia, who celebrated her birthday on Saturday, had a pair of wishes: to receive a new heart and to meet Drake, according to the hospital.

Drake visits 11-year-old heart transplant patient for her birthday. "I hope you come and cheer me up!"

The video of Sofia doing the viral dance was featured on the hospital's blog, where she said: "I've been here for seven weeks and I just had open heart surgery because I have heart failure".

Earlier this summer, Sanchez was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a condition that often leads to heart failure and need for heart transplantation in order to survive.

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

Drake told the young girl, "I kinda cancelled a concert to come see you to be honest with you, I'm pretty excited about it", in a heartfelt Instagram video of the surprise posted by Sanchez's relative.

Drake later posted one to Instagram, captioning it: "Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and Owls and Basketball". She also knew he was due in town as part of his Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour and recorded a message asking him to visit her while she's away from home. 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.

The video quickly made the rounds online, with many urging Drake to meet with Sanchez, and the 31-year-old took notice and made the trip to the Windy City.

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