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Posted: February 01, 2018

Girl who asked Trump for prayers has successful brain surgery


By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

BROWNSVILLE, Texas —

Sophia Marie Campa-Peters took a chance and reached out to President Donald Trump to see if he would keep her in his thoughts during an upcoming medical procedure.

During a recent press briefing, White House press secretary Sara Huckabee Sanders told the country about Sophia’s condition that causes her brain’s blood vessels to narrow and close, putting her at risk for strokes, KFSM reported. Trump told Sophia via Huckabee Sanders, “Keep fighting, to never give up, keep inspiring us all, and never, ever lose faith in God. With Him, all things are possible.”

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Last week 9-year old-Sophia had a successful brain surgery performed and is is on the road to recovery, KFSM reported.

Her father posted on Facebook that she had been released from the intensive care unit and was enjoying the things that girls her age do: Pizza and the movie “Frozen,” KFSM reported.

The family was looking to get 10,000 prayers to form a prayer chain through social media.


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Girl who asked Trump for prayers has successful brain surgery

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Girl who asked Trump for prayers has successful brain surgery

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second joint-session address to Congress. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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