Ebony Banks, of Houston, Tx, the cancer-stricken high school student whose wish to meet Beyoncé came true when she received a FaceTime call from the singer has died.
According to Click2Houston, Banks died on Sunday surrounded by family and friends, who held a vigil in her memorial.
Banks’ friends and classmates created the hashtag #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE on social media so that she could meet with Beyoncé in an effort to help make one of her biggest dreams come true.
— Alief ISD (@AliefISD) March 27, 2017
“Beyonce is one of her idols. She admires her so much, so we’re trying to put that on Twitter and Instagram to get Beyonce’s attention,” Alief HS sophomore Karina Gutierrez told local ABC affiliate KTRK-TV.
“I love you,” Beyonce told Ebony during the conversation.