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Posted: March 23, 2017

Beyoncé makes video call to teen with cancer

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Hip Hop Artist Jay-Z and singer Beyonce during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Hip Hop Artist Jay-Z and singer Beyonce during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

By Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post

Beyoncé, who recently surprised fans by announcing that she is expecting twins, is gaining attention again for connecting with a fan in a special way.  

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The singer surprised a teenager battling a rare form of cancer with a video call on Wednesday, the New York Daily News reported

Ebony Banks, a high school student from Texas whose cancer has reached stage 4, dreamed of meeting the superstar. Her friends started the hashtag #EbobMeetsBeyonce to get her attention, the Daily News reported. 

Their plan worked. 

"It was like wow, it really happened," Shanya McKnight, Ebony’s friend, told KHOU. "We actually got her attention."

Beyoncé called the teen while she was in the hospital to say “I love you,” according to KHOU.

Banks lives in Houston, Beyoncé’s hometown.

Read more at the New York Daily News and KHOU.


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