Beyoncé facetiming with Ebony, a fan with a rare cancer disease whose last wish was to see Beyoncé. ❤️️💙 pic.twitter.com/pCkGzF4feZ— BEYONCÉ LEGION (@Bey_Legion) March 22, 2017
Friends of Ebony Banks, a senior at Alief Hastings High School in Houston, recently organized a social media campaign aimed at getting her to meet Beyoncé. The #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE campaign coincided with a special early graduation ceremony held for Banks, who is battling stage 4 of a rare form of cancer.
The hashtag went viral and during the March 22 ceremony at MD Anderson Cancer Center where Banks is receiving treatment, she received a FaceTime call from Beyoncé.
In the exchange, Banks lays in a hospital bed and says, “I love you Beyoncé,” to which the superstar replies, “I love you.”
Fellow student Karina Gutierrez previously told ABC: ‘Beyoncé is one of her idols. She admires her so much."
Watch the clip from Bank's Snapchat and shared by Bey fansites, above.
Congratulations to our first graduate of 2017! pic.twitter.com/vFe1yk6Svd— #GoBears 🐾 (@AliefHastingsHS) March 16, 2017