Ebony Banks is not only a senior at Alief Hastings High School in Houston, she is also a superstar that is currently battling stage 4 Cancer. One of her biggest dreams was to meet the, bigger than life mega star, Beyonce Knowles. Well, with a little help from her friends, she got to do just that.
When Bank’s friends found out her dream, they started the hashtag #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE in hopes it would grab the attention of Knowles herself. The hashtag went viral and was seen all over Twitter and Facebook. And when it did, Banks got the surprise of her life.
Only a few days after the viral hashtag Beyonce surprised Ebony Banks with a Face Time call. As Banks lay in her hospital bed you can hear the touching exchange between the two. Banks tells the Queen, “I Love you Beyonce,” and is ecstatic to hear Knowles reply with,
I love you.
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 🐝🙏🏽
Bravo Beyonce, that is amazing. We send our warmest wishes of health to Miss Ebony Banks.
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