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'Is this real or fake?': Young heart transplant patient receives birthday surprise from Drake

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(Source: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Facebook)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

An 11-year-old girl received a birthday surprise from her icon while waiting for a heart transplant at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.

While Sofia Sanchez was waiting in her hospital bed, the rapper Drake popped into her room to provide encouragement to the young patient diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.

Drake heard of Sofia's story after she posted a video of herself doing the "In My Feelings" challenge from her wheelchair.

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The two exchanged autographs and talked about owls and Justin Bieber while spending time with each other.

He even gave Sofia some swag before leaving.

Sofia said she had two wishes for her birthday; Drake helped fulfill one. The other is to receive a new heart.

She turned 11 on Aug. 18.

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