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Rapper makes wish come true for young brain cancer patient

Rapper Drake meets with Kennedy Brown and her family and friends, as she battles brain cancer (Photo credit: Mel Smith // Sr VP Cash Money Records-YMCMB) (Mel Smith // Sr VP Cash Money Records-YMCMB)
April 12, 2014 5:55:35 PM PDT
She's a fighter, and to her classmates, she's an inspiration.

A young girl is in a serious battle with cancer. Her classmates were so moved by her courage, they made sure she got the prom every teenage girl deserves.

Kennedy Brown, 15, was diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago. She's now in hospice care but made a special trip back to Carnegie Vanguard High School where her classmates gave her a surprise prom, crowning her prom queen, and made sure she received an honorary diploma in a private graduation ceremony. But there was one more wish Kenney had.

Kennedy was hoping for a message or visit from her favorite R&B artist, Drake.

"We would ask all of your viewers to #DrakeForKen so we can get him to come see her or send something for her because that would mean the world to her," classmate Payton Campbell said.

On Saturday, Drake himself made that dream come true, in a personal visit with Kennedy, that left the courageous young girl with a smile that couldn't be shaken off her beautiful face.

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