Drake surprises 11-year-old heart surgery patient in Chicago

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Last week we posted about Sofia Sanchez and how the 11-year-old cutie was hoping Drake would pop by the Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago to pay her a visit for her birthday. "I wanted him to come cheer me up for my birthday this weekend", Sanchez adds.

Not only did he call Sofia Sanchez his "love", but he wore the biggest grin on his face in every single shot these two snapped together at Lurie's Children's Hospital of Chicago.

The young girl has been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a condition that often leads to heart failure and need for a heart transplant to survive, according to the hospital.

A video snippet of the visit, released by the hospital late Monday, shows a smiling Drake arriving at her bedside and remarking, "You asked me to come, and I'm here". Three weeks ago, she underwent open heart surgery in order to connect a VAD (ventricular assist device), which is a mechanical pump that helps support the heart and blood flow in people with heart failure.

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She's a huge fan of Drake and posted a video of herself doing the "Kiki Challenge", hoping the rapper would see.

Drake posted a video to Instagram of the visit, revealing that the pair chatted all things "Beiber and Owls and Basketball". But she is still waiting for a new heart. Then Drake also gave Sofia some of his merchandise and even sang hit song God's Plan. The first was to be given a new heart, and the second was to meet Drake.

Honestly, it kind of looked like he was the one who was getting to meet his favorite artist on his birthday - but Sofia was really the mega fan.

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