Drake Responds to the News That His 11-Year-Old Fan Received a New Heart: 'So Happy For You'

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Drake performs onstage at Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash Block Show at Phillips Arena on June 20, 2015 in Atlanta.

Eleven-year-old Sofia Sanchez only wanted two things for her birthday this year: to meet her hero Drake, and to get a new heart.

After having Drake surprise her in the hospital and receiving the news that she wound indeed be getting a new heart and going into surgery, the Internet exploded with love and best wishes for the young patient, who had been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.

The rapper later took to Instagram to comment on the video Sanchez's mother posted on Sunday (Aug. 26) that featured her daughter reacting to the life-changing news. "YESSSS!!!! My love so happy for you," Drizzy said.

Sanchez went into surgery at 9 a.m. on Monday (Aug. 27) and is now in recovery after a successful transplant, according to the Go Fund Me page for her.

Check out Inside Edition's video recapping Sofia's journey below.