- A hospital has blessed a patient with her very own matric farewell
- The teenager suffers from a respiratory condition and is in need of lung transplant surgery
- Social media users applauded the hospital staff for their selflessness and for making sure the young woman got to experience some kind of special occasion
A hospital made a young patient named Larisca's dream come true when they surprised her with a matric farewell. The teenage girl has cystic fibrosis of the the lungs and battles to breathe. The staff at Livingstone Hospital went out of their way to give the matriculant a beautiful ceremony of her own.
Photos of the event were shared on the SoFine page on Facebook. Larisca looked like a princess in her lilac gown. She also had a handsome date by her side.
Larisca is waiting for donor lungs to be available so that she can receive a lung transplant.
Social media users had encouraging words for the young girl and hospital team. Facebook user Marijane Schovell Schovell said:
"LORD please bless the staff of the Livingstone Hospital for this selfless gesture towards this sick girl for making this occasion for her so special, Larisca keep the faith, we all are praying for your healing, go well little girl."
Michelle Corby said:
"Reading this brought tears to my eyes. Bless all the people who made this dance happen for Larisca. You look beautiful. I pray a new set of lungs happen and the operation is completely successful."
Belinda Anne Katoe said:
"What a beautiful gesture, thank you Livingstone Hospital."
Desiree Titus said:
"What a beautiful gesture... you looked beautiful in your dress. I pray that God will protect and heal you completely."
Charmaine Claassen said:
"Awesome, well done, you looked stunning, thanks to all concerned. Wishing you all the best in the future. Thank you Livingston Hospital."
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