The Chicago girl who received a heart transplant after dancing her way into a meeting with Drake has said she is feeling great.
Sofia Sanchez met with reporters on Thursday, three-and-a-half weeks after she received a new heart during a nine-hour operation at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
The 11-year-old said her new heart “feels different, but in a good way”.
Last month, the Canadian rapper surprised Sofia with a visit after seeing a video of her dancing in a hospital hallway to one of his songs while tethered to her IV pump.
That was a week before her surgery.
Sofia said Drake’s advice to stay strong and keep fighting has helped her through some tough times.
A heart surgeon called Sofia a star patient and said her recovery is going quite well.