First Lady Melania Trump is overjoyed that a sick little Greek boy she had visited at a Vatican-affiliated hospital will be receiving a life-saving heart transplant.
Melania learned that a donor had been found just hours after she had visited the boy and other sick children at Bambin Gesù Hospital in Rome Wednesday.
“Upon landing in Belgium, I learned a young boy and his family who had been waiting for a heart transplant was informed that the hospital has found a donor,” Trump revealed in a statement. “I read a book and held hands with this special little one just a few hours ago, and now my own heart is filled with joy over this news.”
Melania also shared the good news on Twitter.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) May 24, 2017
The life-changing call was hailed as a “miracle” by many on Twitter, who were thrilled that Melania had brought attention to the boy’s plight with her visit.
Trump’s rep, Stephanie Grisham, said the hospital visit was “very emotional” for the first lady.
— Immigrants☆4☆Trump (@immigrant4trump) May 24, 2017
Melania, who speaks five languages, spoke in Italian to the children, the Daily Mail reported. “She spoke to them in Italian, she signed bandages and she took lots of selfies,” Grisham said.
Fox News shared the good news of the boy’s heart transplant, hailing it a “miracle.”
Miracle in Italy! First Lady Melania Trump shares the good news that a boy she visited in children’s hospital will get heart transplant pic.twitter.com/MeV0crjyJk
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) May 25, 2017
Many on Twitter expressed their joy at the good news and praised Melania’s visit.
A little boy Melania visited will get his heart transplant. If this were Michelle the press would be calling it a miracle. #tcot
— Jeannie-ology (@jeanniology) May 24, 2017
— Jack Furnari (@JackBPR) May 25, 2017
— Mr. Brexit ?? ? (@KlayVolk) May 24, 2017
@FLOTUS Wonderful news!! ❤️
— Adrienne B (@hamaradri) May 24, 2017
— Carrie ❤️America? (@carrieksada) May 25, 2017
— Joseph Amodeo (@josephamodeo) May 25, 2017
@foxandfriends Melania Trump is a new beacon of hope for America. America needs prayerWe need to Pray the media will have a change of heart.
— Gerald Knight (@knightjobs) May 25, 2017
Others said they hoped Melania Trump could help find donors for heartless obstructionist Democrats next.
— KaBucchi (@KaBucchi) May 25, 2017
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