Ebony Banks’ high school classmates campaigned for her to meet her ‘Halo’ idol.
High School senior Ebony Banks had a huge surprise Wednesday when she received an early graduation gift: a chance to facetime with Beyonce!
The Alief Hastings High School senior has spent much of her final year in hospital battling a rare stage four cancer. After her district held an early graduation ceremony for her, friends and classmates of Ebob –her nickname –worked hard for her to meet one of her idols, People reports.[brightcove:5306895171001 default]
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The phone call was the result of a weeks-long #EbobMeetsBeyonce social media campaign started at the high school, according to Houston’s CW39.
And their efforts worked!
“I love you,” a very pregnant Beyonce can be seen saying on a short clip of the phone call.
You are in our prayers Ebony!
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