UPDATE: Drake fan Sofia Sanchez has ‘excellent’ prognosis after heart transplant
Sofia caught the attention of the rapper after she posted her own rendition of the 'Kiki Challenge.'
UPDATE: Eleven-year-old Sofia Sanchez stole rapper Drake’s heart — and ours — while she awaited a heart transplant at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
After finally receiving her new heart in a successful surgery Monday, NBC senior national correspondent Kate Snow talked to her friends, doctors and teachers to check in on the 'spunky' young girl’s prognosis.
PREVIOUS STORY: An 11-year-old girl from Chicago birthday wish came true when she received a new heart Monday.
Our NBC affiliate in Chicago confirms that Sofia Sanchez underwent surgery Monday morning at Lurie Children's Hospital.
An update on her condition was not immediately available.
You may remember Sofia, we told you about her a couple weeks ago after she received another wish after rap artist Drake visited her in her hospital room.
Sofia caught the attention of the rapper after she posted her own rendition of the "Kiki Challenge."
Sofia was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, had been waiting for a new heart for the last eight weeks.
At last check, the video posted to Facebook showing her mother telling the young girl the good news has been seen more 80,000 times.