Ciara surprises 6-year-old cancer survivor with trip to Disney World
Written by Ken Simmons on January 4, 2022
Ciara was so inspired by a young girl with cancer dancing to her “Level Up” song, she surprised her and her family with a trip to Disney World.
The Grammy winner appeared Monday on Good Morning America during the “Level Up Your Life in 2022” segment, which featured six-year-old Aubrey English and her family. Aubrey was diagnosed with cancer before she was three years old, but she remained positive and full of energy. While in the hospital, she danced to Ciara’s 2018 RIAA-certified Platinum hit, “Level Up.” Thankfully, Aubrey’s cancer has been in remission for the past three years.
When the 36-year-old singer saw the viral video, she was in awe of Aubrey’s spirit.
“I’m in tears right now. Aubrey, I just want to say that you are a superhero. You are the real superhero,” Ciara shared. “I’m so impressed by your strength and how you never gave up in your battle against cancer. You inspire me and so many people and so many others, and when I saw you dance to ‘Level Up,’ I could not wait to talk to you today. You have no idea how much joy you bring to my heart.”
“You are a real ‘Level Up’ princess so keep leveling up and inspiring so many, Aubrey,” she continued. “I’m so proud of you and rooting for you always.”
The family made Aubrey her own princess castle in the hospital, and now Aubrey will go to Disney World to meet Princess Tiana from the Disney film The Princess and the Frog. Tiana sent Aubrey a video message, saying, “You and your mom sure prove that if you do your best each and every day, good things are sure to come your way. I look forward to seeing you very soon.”
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