Ebony Banks a high school senior at Alief Independent School District has died 4 days after facetiming with Beyoncé.
Beyoncé facetiming with Ebony, a fan with a rare cancer disease whose last wish was to see Beyoncé. ❤️️💙 pic.twitter.com/pCkGzF4feZ
— BEYONCÉ LEGION (@Bey_Legion) March 22, 2017
The teen who was suffering from a rare stage 4 cancer, passed away on Saturday E! Online confirms. Ebony dreams came true after her classmates joined forces and spread #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE on social media in hopes that Beyoncé sees it and grants their friend her last wish.
— BEYONCÉ LEGION (@Bey_Legion) March 26, 2017
A vigil was held on Sunday, March 26, and the students who attended celebrated Ebony‘s life with Beyoncé’s “Halo” playing in the background. Earlier this month, Ebony’s closest family and friends held an early graduation ceremony in her honor.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ebony’s friends and family.