Beyoncé gifts floral arrangement to young brain cancer patient
A young patient battling brain cancer received a pleasant surprise when she was gifted flowers from Beyoncé.
In a heartfelt viral video, a young cancer patient was overjoyed after receiving a floral arrangement from one of her favorite stars.
Lyric Chanel, a young girl documenting her battle against brain cancer on Instagram, received flowers from Beyoncé this past weekend as she continues to fight the disease. She shared a video of the moment on the social media platform and garnered attention from fans of Queen Bey who in return, showed support in the comment section.
“When the Queen Bey sends you flowers. Thank you so much @beyonce Lyric was so shocked to get mail from you and she said Beyoncé is the Best!!!” the video is captioned. “We love you so much and she hopes to one day meet you.”
She accepted white roses and orchids along with a touching note from the “Crazy In Love” singer.
Beyoncé used lyrics from her song Love On Top to address Lyric in the written message.
“Honey, Honey I can see the stars all the way from here, I can feel the sun whenever you’re near. I was so moved to see how these lyrics inspired you, not nearly as much as you inspired me. I can’t wait to meet you one day and I’m so happy you’re home safely. You are a survivor. God bless, B,” the card read.
“I cannot believe you got flowers from Queen B,” an off-camera adult can be heard saying in the background of the video.
“You know why? Because I’m a queen,” Lyric said in the video. “She [Beyoncé] says ‘I only give things to queens’, and I’m a queen,” Lyric responded with full confidence.
According to her social media bio, Lyric survived brain surgery four times during her continued treatment for anaplastic ependymoma. Although a rare condition, ependymoma is the third most common type of brain tumor found in children St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital detailed on its website. According to the health facility, in the United States, 200 new cases of ependymoma are found in children and adults each year.
A GoFundMe campaign set up in 2018 for Lyric has received a surplus in attention since the video. The latest update provided in July 2019 stated her tumor is inoperable.
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