As usual, Beyoncé saves the day.
High school senior Ebony Banks is battling a rare form of stage four cancer. Upon diagnosis, she told friends and classmates at her high school, Alief Hastings in Houston, that her one wish was to meet Beyoncé. Then on Wednesday, her dream came true in the form of a FaceTime call.
According to ABC13, Ebony, better known to her friends as Ebob, spent most of her senior year getting treatment at MD Anderson Hospital. On March 16, her school district tried to cheer her up by putting together a graduation ceremony for her at the hospital.
Afterwards, Ebony’s friends were determined to get her a meeting with Beyoncé. They used the hashtag #EBOBMEETSBEYONCÉ to get the singer’s attention and because Queen Bey never disappoints, it worked.
~*~*Feel the feels*~*~
Beyoncé facetiming with Ebony, a fan with a rare cancer disease whose wish was to meet Beyoncé ——————————— Ebony Banks is a senior at Alief Hastings High School and a member of the color guard. A stage four diagnosis of cancer has kept Banks out of the classroom much of the year. In an effort to help make one of Banks' biggest dreams come true, her friends have started using the hashtag #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE on social media. "(Banks) is a really big fan of (Beyonce) and she has so much love for her that we really want to get (Banks) to meet her," said senior Cristal Depaz. "Beyonce is one of her idols. She admires her so much, so we're trying to put that on Twitter and Instagram to get Beyonce's attention," said Gutierrez.
Beyoncé facetiming with Ebony, a fan with a rare cancer disease whose wish was to meet Beyoncé 😭😭🤧❤️ ———————————————— "High school student Ebony Banks, who has stage four cancer, had her dream came true Wednesday when she received a FaceTime call from her hero, Beyoncé. Banks — who attends Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas — has spent most of her senior year at MD Anderson Cancer Center fighting a rare stage four cancer, according to KIAH, a local news station. Earlier this month, the school district held a special early graduation ceremony for Banks, whose nickname is “Ebob,” in the hospital. And as the ultimate graduation present, Banks’ friends and classmates created the hashtag #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE on social media so that she could meet with Beyoncé in an effort to help make one of her biggest dreams come true." "Beyonce is one of her idols. She admires her so much, so we're trying to put that on Twitter and Instagram to get Beyonce's attention," said Gutierrez. ————————————————–God Bless you, Ebony! We're praying for you beautiful! #BeyHive 🐝🙏🏽
We’re rooting for you, Ebony!!