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Young heart transplant patient's wish comes true

Posted at 5:42 PM, Oct 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-09 18:42:17-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A wish came true for one of NewsChannel 5's youngest viewers.

Sophie Taylor is recovering from a heart transplant. She met NewsChannel 5's Jennifer Kraus during the telethon of Hope and Healing at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Sophie asked about NewsChannel 5 Traffic Anchor Rebecca Schleicher, saying her wish was to meet her. Even though it wasn't an official "Make a Wish" surprise, Vanderbilt officials and NewsChannel 5 partnered to make sure Sophie's wish came true.

She got to spend the day with Rebecca at the Ronald McDonald Playhouse here in Nashville playing games and having fun.