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Sofia Receives Both Birthday Wishes: Drake Visit & Heart Transplant

Two wishes came true for an 11-year-old girl with cardiomyopathy: she received a surprise visit from rapper, Drake, and she underwent a successful heart transplant operation, performed by STS member Dr. Carl Backer at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. “The new heart so far seems to be working perfectly. Normal function, normal heart rhythm,” Dr. Backer said.

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